Ordnance Survey: Tens of thousands of unseen post-war images of Manchester unveiled online for first time. “New historical photo mapping web app Timepix… was launched in Manchester this week, giving the public the chance to explore how their streets looked in yesteryear.” The project is limited to Manchester for now will extend to other UK cities in the future.
CNET: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube to livestream Ariana Grande benefit. “Social media is going to be all over Ariana Grande’s sold-out benefit concert to aid the Manchester, England, bombing victims. Three of the biggest sites — Facebook, Twitter and YouTube — will each be livestreaming Grande’s ‘One Love Manchester’ concert on Sunday. The event will be shown on the pop star’s Facebook page, Twitter account and YouTube channel.”
Bloomberg Quint: May to Tell G-7 Google and Facebook Must Do More to Fight Terror. “Theresa May will take her beef with Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. to the Group of Seven meeting in Sicily, where the U.K. leader will call on Internet companies to do more to fight terrorism and take extremist material offline.”
The Manchester Christmas Markets are now available on Google Street View. “The Street View, which has gone live today, will celebrate the final weekend of the markets, allowing visitors to relive their experience and give those that didn’t make it along to the award-wining attraction the chance to see what they missed.”