Facebook is trying to stop the sale of Amazon rainforest land on its Marketplace

Photo by Ricardo Beliel/Brazil Photos/LightRocket via Getty Images Did you know you can sell land on Facebook Marketplace? No? Neither did I. Did you know people were trying to sell land in the Amazon rainforest on Marketplace? Again, neither did I! Selling land in ecological conservation areas is typically illegal and can have negative impacts on the flora, fauna, and people living there, so Facebook announced Friday that it’s changing its commerce policies to explicitly prohibit the sale of protected land on Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms. Facebook’s…

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Google Reader is still defunct, but now you can ‘follow’ RSS feeds in Chrome on Android

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google Reader is still defunct, but its spirit lives on in a “follow button” for Chrome that Google first started experimenting with in May. The RSS tracking feature was limited to the experimental Canary versions of Chrome on Android, but today the company has started enabling it on stable versions of the browser, according to Adrienne Porter Felt, a director of engineering on Chrome. You can follow a site through the browser’s three-dot menu to subscribe to its RSS feed and have it…

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Joseph Mattera, Financial Services Representative, Interviewed on the Influential Entrepreneurs Podcast

Joseph Mattera, Discusses His Approach to Helping His Clients with Preparing for Retirement. Mattera explained that “I am very excited to be bringing this education to people preparing for their retirement since this is such a vital piece of their strategy. I pride myself in being able to develop long-term relationships with my clients, and I have had some since 1988!” Mattera continued, “preparing for retirement really should begin many years before retirement age and involves more than merely filling in the blanks on a form. Working with a qualified…

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