Germany wants ads, influencers to point out use of beauty filters

German state officials said that they want advertisers and social media influencers to label any photos that have used so-called beauty filters. Critics argue that the filters, which offer easy ways to touch up images and remove supposed blemishes, promote unrealistic standards of beauty particularly among women and girls. The dpa news agency quoted Hamburg’s […]

Germany wants ads, influencers to point out use of beauty filters

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Passive voice – An Exhaustive Guide

It is often said that the passive is used in only formal written English, but this is not true. It is used in a variety of different ways, in both written and spoken English, in casual and formal contexts. The passive is used a lot, in a variety of different ways, some more useful than […]

Passive voice – An Exhaustive Guide

Reclamation and the Power We Give to Words

Image by Colin Behrens from Pixabay Words interest me, which I suppose makes sense given that I do a lot of reading and writing. I’m particularly interested in the power that some words have, how we decide how much power to give them, and what informs our choices about what words to use. The idea […]

Reclamation and the Power We Give to Words