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Having realized that everybody hates it, Fb is making an attempt to curry favor with its two-billion-plus customers by giving them free lattes. The social media behemoth is opening a collection of pop-up espresso retailers within the U.Okay. the place clients can participate in a “privateness checkup,” whereby Fb workers walks clients by way of its privateness settings. Then they’ll provide you with one thing from their “choose menu.” The cafes might be open in late August and early September.
So it’s like a real-life workshop for Aunt Suzy to learn to make her unhinged political commentaries seen to “buddies solely.” On the floor, it may virtually seem to be Fb cares about privateness, however it’s actually just for present. Whereas they’re completely satisfied to show you the way to conceal your photographs from the world at giant, Quick Firm notes, Fb was caught this week listening to audio messages despatched by customers (then there’s the entire Cambridge Analytica scandal), which sorta tells you ways they actually really feel about your privateness. However: free espresso!
And in different information…
New York state is contemplating placing a restrict on the fee charges that eating places pay to supply providers like Grubhub. [Restaurant Business Online]
When you scrimp and save for retirement, the “Museum” of Ice Cream (not a museum, really an Instagram lure) is reportedly price $200 million. [Vice]
Gramercy Tavern pastry chef Miro Uskokovic took to Instagram to defend Senator Elizabeth Warren’s strawberry shortcake — she’s a busy lady with extra vital issues to are likely to than glamorous meals presentation. [Grub Street]
Booze conglomerate Diageo (which owns Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, and rather more) simply bought Seedlip, a outstanding non-alcoholic spirit for the sober and sober-curious. [The Takeout]
Vice zoomed in on some photographs to attempt to determine what Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged “fixer” Ghislaine Maxwell ate when she visited a Los Angeles In-N-Out. [Vice]
A brand new coverage from President Trump denying inexperienced playing cards to immigrants who use sure public providers could be prompting immigrant mother and father to tug their children out of college lunch applications. [Buzzfeed]
What did you obtain by age 30 — a promotion, a few raises? Attempt “being CEO of Momofuku,” like Marguerite Zabar Mariscal, who the Instances profiles as we speak. [NYT]
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