Can I add Google Analytics to a WordPress.com site?

To get Google Analytics site statistics on your website powered by WordPress.com, you will need to upgrade to the Business plan.

Here’s how it’s stated at this WordPress.com support article about Google Analytics:

Google Analytics support on WordPress.com is available as a feature of the WordPress.com Business plan. Visit Settings → Traffic under My Sites to enable Google Analytics.

If you paid for the right upgrade, you’ll be able to see a screen that looks something like this:

Is the answer yes or no for using Google Analytics on WordPress.com?

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How to turn off Google Smarts in Chrome browser?

The latest Google Chrome browser released in September 2018 has a nifty feature called Google Smarts. It makes the omnibox even smarter, the announcement describes it as:

Smart answers directly in your search bar

You know the box at the top of Chrome that combines the search bar and address bar into one? We call it the Omnibox, and we built it so that you can get to your search results as fast as possible. Today, we’re making it even more convenient to use. It will now show you answers directly in the address bar without having to open a new tab—from rich results on public figures or sporting events, to instant answers like the local weather via weather.com or a translation of a foreign word.

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Disable that Google Smarts feature

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Using an inactive Twitter username

Twitter has an inactive account policy. A Twitter account is considered active when that account has a “log in and Tweet at least every 6 months.” That policy also states that “Accounts may be permanently removed due to prolonged inactivity.”

If any Twitter account, whether active or inactive, is using your registered trademark as its username, you may be able to obtain rights to that username. Check the Trademark Policy for what counts as a violation. Then you can report a trademark issue.

What if you don’t have a trademark? You can request access to an inactive Twitter username if you have some kind of a right to use it, because it is your name, your brand name, or something else you can show Twitter to make a case for why you should be granted that username.

Requesting an inactive Twitter username

Follow these instructions by Richard Lazazzera for How to Claim an Inactive Twitter Username. Even though there isn’t a specific form for claiming an inactive username, the process for reporting a Twitter username for impersonation will suffice.

You do have several options when reporting an account for impersonation, to indicate that an account is pretending “to be me or someone I know” or “to be or represent my company, brand, or organization.”

Upload documentation to prove you’re authorized

What does this look like? Here’s the example wording of an email you would receive after submitting the impersonation form:

We have received your report on the impersonation of someone you represent on Twitter.

Our next steps:
First, we need to confirm that you are authorized to represent this individual. Below you’ll find instructions and a link you can use to upload copies of documentary proof. Then we’ll review and process your report. We can’t review your report until the documentation is received.

Your next steps:
In order to confirm that you are authorized to represent this individual, please review the instructions below and upload the requested documentation. Please make sure to upload a legible copy so we can review the full name and photo on the ID. This information will be kept confidential and your documentation will be deleted.

Instructions:
Choose one of the following options, then click on the link below to upload the requested document(s):

Option 1:

* A copy of the impersonated individual’s valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, passport).

* If you are claiming impersonation against an account that is not using the individual’s legal name, you will need to include documentary evidence that the legal name is connected to the name you are reporting (i.e., proof of registration of the trade name or pseudonym).

Option 2:

* Documentation stating that you have authority to act on the impersonated individual’s behalf (e.g., agent’s agreement, power of attorney, etc.).

* A copy of your valid government-issued photo ID (e.g., driver’s license, passport).

* A copy of your business card.

Twitter may release the inactive username after authorization

When the Twitter Trust & Safety team has determined that you’re authorized to make the request, you might receive an email that looks like this:

The account you have reported does not violate our impersonation policy, but it is currently inactive.  We can release this username for your brand’s use by transferring the username to a Twitter account that you manage. We can either rename an account you currently have or transfer the username to a new placeholder account that you create.

To proceed with the transfer, simply reply to this email with the username of the account you want renamed with the requested username. This could be an existing Twitter account that you want renamed or a new placeholder account (for example, twitter.com/temp123 or @temp123). Once we receive the username for the existing account you want renamed or placeholder account, we will apply the requested username to it.

A username transfer only changes the username of your account. All the existing content on your existing or placeholder account (followers, Tweets) will remain intact. Similarly, a username change will not affect your existing followers, direct messages, or @replies. Your followers will simply see a new username next to your picture when you Tweet. Since other users will need to @mention and message you at your new username, you may find it helpful to post a Tweet to let your followers know that you’ve selected a new username.

After the transfer, your previous or temporary placeholder username will be released immediately for use by other accounts.

When Twitter releases an inactive username for you

A Twitter username gets released when Twitter transfers the inactive username to your account, whether its a placeholder one or an active one. Here’s an example of the success email:

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. We’ve now associated the username with the account you specified.

If you’re using email addresses from your official company domain, please be sure the accounts are registered with emails at that domain. This makes it much easier to assist you if you lose access to any of your accounts in the future.

Hope this information is helpful to you. May the odds be ever in your favor.

How to find out what’s on Netflix and Hulu?

Sometimes people want to find a movie or TV show on one of the big 3 streaming platforms—Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime—without having to subscribe to all 3 subscription services. Here’s some streaming search engines with what’s showing now:

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ReelGood.com – track, browse, and watch shows and movies across 50+ streaming services, for free and no ads

JustWatch.com – the streaming search engine, indexes and filters pretty much all of the online streaming video on demand services

CanIStream.it – search across the most popular streaming, rental, and purchase services to find where a movie is available

hulu.com/start/content – Hulu’s current list of TV Shows & Movies

WhatsOnNetflix tells you what’s on Netflix. What’s useful about WhatsOnNetflix is that it shows a list of coming months the moment you land on the site.

Whats-On-Netflix has more of a focus on supporting the US and UK Netflix libraries, with a more general presentation on the home page.

NetflixLife is more of a general news aggregate for Netflix.

Trakt.tv • Automatically track what you’re watching. Find where to watch TV & movies and discover what’s hot.

Obsolete search engines?

http://www.flixfindr.com [no social updates since 2015, but search engine appears to be working, though no images display]

 

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How to get more credits for nbc.com?

Yes, it’s nice that when someone signs up for an NBC Profile that one gets 3 free credits to watch locked content. Here’s how it describes this nice benefit for creating a new account:

From the FAQ page at nbc.com (as of 7/01/18)—

What are the benefits of signing up for an NBC Profile?

When you sign up for an NBC profile, you’ll get the following benefits:

  • A seamless cross-device experience. Sign in and watch episodes and clips across all your devices.
  • Continue watching episodes and clips right where you left off.
  • Save your favorite shows and episodes.
  • Get 3 free credits to watch locked content.

Where can I use my NBC Profile?

Currently, your NBC profile is available on NBC.com and the NBC App for:

iOS
tvOS
Roku
Android Mobile
AndroidTV
Amazon Fire Tablet
Amazon Fire TV

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But, after using up those 3 free credits, how does one go about getting more? That information is rather elusive.

Sure, it’s nice that once an episode is unlocked by a credit, it will remain unlocked for all devices. And, credits don’t expire. But, what if someone wants more nbc.com credits?

This blog post investigates how to get more credits. When we find more info, we will post it here.

The FAQs about credits doesn’t reveal how to get more, yet.

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Other Ways to Watch NBC Online by Streaming

This article has good info—NBC Live Stream: How to Watch NBC Live Online Without Cable, listing the various options for getting access to NBC shows without a Cable TV provider per se.

One Way to Get More Credits

(Update 9/03/18) I asked nicely on Twitter and got an answer from @NBCSupport

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In a private direct message, I sent my email via DM and someone from their team said:

Hi there! Thanks for reaching out. Because you posted such a great tweet, we’ve added 10 more credits to your account. Happy watching!

Your mileage may vary. Thank you NBC!

For the record, also tried to contact NBC via their contact form. I did get an automated email from Zendesk. But I have not yet received any replies.

 

Do you get long emails like this?

I don’t know how they write these long emails with this kind of news. It takes quite a bit of time and effort to generate content. The people doing this seem quite sincere. It could use some upgrading in the readability and usability aspects though.


CHRISTIANS BEING PROGRAMMED THAT DONALD TRUMP IS A MODERN CYRUS

CMN Derived from multiple accounts

The day after the United States held a ceremony opening its embassy in historic Jerusalem, UN Ambassador Nikki Haley told her counterparts at the United Nations that the United States will defend Israel. She went on to quote from Isaiah, the Old Testament book, by describing Israel as a “light unto the nations.” Likewise, on the Fox New Network, Judge Jeanine Pirro opened her show with a lesson on Israel’s history with the Promised Land. She said Trump, “like King Cyrus before him, fulfilled the biblical prophecy of the God worshiped by Jews, Christians, and yes, Muslims.”

TRUMP PROPHECY BUFFS MAKE PILGRIMAGE TO ISRAEL

Many Christians, Jews and Muslims believe that President Trump has fulfilled prophecy

Millie Weaver

President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel and christening a new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Israel’s seventieth anniversary, for many people of faith, has prophetic implications.

Both President Trump and Cyrus the Great, the ancient King of Persia, recognized Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel thereby giving Israel a hedge of protection.

The parallels between Cyrus the Great discussed in the 45th Biblical verse of the book Isaiah, with the 45th President of the United States Donald Trump have prophecy enthusiasts moved by these recent events comparing Trump with Cyrus.

Many have even made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem in celebration of apparent prophecy being fulfilled. Kim Clement, who prophesied both Trump becoming President and Jerusalem becoming Israel’s capital on its 70th anniversary, is survived by his daughter Donne and wife Jane who too have journeyed to Jerusalem paying homage to Israel and tribute to Clement.

CHRISTIAN MEDIA OUTLETS IGNORE TRUMP PARALLEL TO JEHU, MISTAKENLY POINT TO CYRUS

Christian leaders and ministries are mistakenly sidestepping the provocative pattern anticipating Donald Trump’s war with the deep state controlled by the Hillary Clinton Cabal, anticipated in the conflict between Jehu and Jezebel – which resulted in a revolution in ancient Israel, and the founding of Israel’s Fifth Dynasty. The pattern is articulated in the online series Twin Timelines, as well as a recent book by Messianic leader Jonathan Cahn. Instead, religious leaders are pointing to Trump’s parallel with King Cyrus, who aided ancient Israel. The Twin Timelines series includes predictions of the fate of modern day Israel as a result of the presence of Donald Trump. For more, see TheKingdomWithinYou.com

SCANTILY-CLAD AERIALISTS NOW PART OF ‘NORMAL WORSHIP’ AT ATLANTA CHURCH

WorldNetDaily

An Atlanta pastor is packing the pews, but also facing criticism for embracing performances by scantily-clad aerialists as part of what he calls his new “normal worship experience.”

Bryan Meadows, who leads the Embassy congregation, recently posted photographs and a video from the CreativeCon Conference, which included a time of worship that incorporated a female aerialist suspended from the ceiling.

“We endeavor to create a culture driven by the creativity and character of Christ!” Meadows said in a social media post. “This was one of my favorite highlights!!!”

“So cool! So out the box!” one commenter wrote. Another offered: “This is HOT!!”

“I’m all for using all our gifts in the house of God, but how about she covers up her lower body?” asked another. “It can be as distracting as a male worshiper topless.”

Meadows returned fire on the critics. “Because they shouldn’t have to go to the circus to use the gifts that God gave them!” he said. “The church should be able to create space so that everyone can use their gifts to glorify God. People may be distracted for a couple weeks, but they will get used to it!”

FINLAND: 93% OF MIGRANT SEX CRIMES COMMITTED BY MIGRANTS FROM ISLAMIC COUNTRIES

Some cultures are better than others

Paul Joseph Watson

A new study has found that 93 per cent of sex crimes in Finland committed by migrants are committed by migrants from Islamic countries.

An investigation by the country’s police academy revealed that 1052 asylum seekers were suspected of crimes in 2016, with two thirds of them being Iraqis.

The figures also show that out of 116 suspects of sexual offenses, 108 came from Islamic countries like Iraq (83), Afghanistan (14) and Morocco (6).

32 per cent of the crimes were rapes, while 16 per cent were gang rapes and 16 per cent were sexual harassment. Nearly half of the crimes were committed against Finnish girls under the age of 18.

Finland has a foreign born population of around 5.5 per cent, the majority of whom are Russian, Swedish, Estonian and from the former Soviet Union, meaning Muslim migrants do not make up anywhere near a majority of the immigrant population yet are responsible for the vast majority of sex crimes committed by migrants.

Last year, Finland suffered its first Islamic terror attack in history after 10 people were stabbed in central Turku, Southwest Finland by Abderrahman Bouanane, a rejected Moroccan asylum seeker.

SHOCK STUDY: MAJOR DEPRESSION DIAGNOSES SPIKE 33 PERCENT SINCE 2013

Teens, millennials showing largest jump in diagnoses due to social media, electronics

Jamie White

Major depression cases skyrocketed by 33 percent from 2013 to 2016, according to a study by health insurer Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA).

The spike is even more serious for young people, with a 47 percent jump in millennials and a 63 percent jump in adolescents.

“The high rates for adolescents and millennials could have a substantial health impact for decades to come,” BCBSA chief medical officer Trent Haywood said in a press release.Overuse of social media and electronics may be a contributing factor in the elevated depression rates.

“It is possible that the increased rates of depression in adolescents are related to a combination of increased electronics use and sleep disruptions in already vulnerable individuals,” said Dr. Karyn Horowitz, a psychiatrist affiliated with Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital in Rhode Island.

CANADA WELCOMES BACK FORMER ISIS FIGHTERS, OFFERS COUNSELING

Likens terrorists to refugees

Joe Jankowski

Justin Trudeau’s administration says that Canadians who leave their country to fight with ISIS have a “right to return” and will offer counseling to the terrorists sympathizers.

MIGRANT CALLS HOST RACIST, SAYS “Women Should Be Slaughtered If They Don’t Shut Up”

BEN WARREN

A migrant exploded with rage after being told dinner was over as reported by Swedish media. Two supervisors of the state-approved housing unit explained to the migrant he returned too late and missed the evening’s dinner. The Afghan migrant became livid and channeled his rage at the female worker.

“He said he would f**&% her and her whole family as well as kill her.” During his outburst, he invoked how his father would handle his plight. “[My] father said that women [should] shut up and they [should] be slaughtered if they did not,” said the berserk migrant.

LETHAL PIG VIRUS SIMILAR TO SARS COULD STRIKE HUMANS

Virus originally detected in China

Thomas Mackie

Scientists have claimed that porcine deltacoronavirus, a virus that causes illness in pigs, could pose a lethal threat to the human race after groundbreaking lab results.

Lab tests show the virus, first detected in China in 2012, moves between the cells of different species including humans.

The disease shows similarities to the deadly viruses responsible for Sars (severe acute respiratory syndrome) and Mers (Middle East respiratory syndrome) which together have caused the death of more than 1,000 people.

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PUBLIC SCHOOL INSTRUCTS CHILDREN TO WRITE OUT ISLAMIC PROFESSION OF FAITH 

A West Virginia school has come under fire for instructing junior high students to write the Islamic profession of faith, “There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah.”

REPORT: HPV VACCINE LINKED TO SPIKE IN CERVICAL CANCER

Girls as young as 12 receive HPV vaccine

INGREDIENTS IN DENTISTRY, IMPLANTS, VACCINES LINKED TO AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES

Autoimmune diseases. Linked to exposure to chemicals (including metals) are on the rise, with more and more people being stricken with these illnesses each year.

SCIENTISTS PLAN TO REVERSE CHEMICAL IMPACT OF LONELINESS THROUGH BLOCKING OF NEWLY DISCOVERED BRAIN CHEMICAL

A team of Caltech researchers has discovered that social isolation causes the build-up of a particular chemical in the brain, and that blocking this chemical eliminates the negative effects of isolation.

REPORT: IRANIAN STUDENT GROUP OFFERS $100K TO BLOW UP NEW US EMBASSY IN JERUSALEM

The Iranian Justice Seeker Student Movement group has distributed posters calling for the destruction of the embassy.

LESS WHITE EVANGELICALS, MORE UNBELIEVERS IN US

Polls show that over the past 15 years, the proportion of white evangelicals in the United States has steadily been on the decline, while the non-religious sector of the population continues to soar.

Christian Media developed our newsgathering system  in response to the Fake News phenomenon, and the lack of media integrity in an era of biased news reporting due to political and financial considerations. The commercial Internet interests are also incredibly dishonest as many categorize anyone who reports the truth from a Christian perspective as propagating hate material – thus the bulk Email distribution of the ChristianMediaDaily News is frequently under fire.

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Christian Media has been raised up by the LORD to communicate some amazing things concerning prophecy in these treacherous times – and this is accomplished through an adjacent prophecy publication entitled the Christian Media Communique. Further, Christian Media has an eye-opening, on-demand video elaborating on the crucial facts presented each week in the Communique. In recent times, these videos have included predictions concerning the enormous turn of events associated with the current Trump phenomenon. However, the enemy has already sown tares in  this vineyard, and we choose not to provide the website links here, as those who think they’re doing God service are tirelessly trying to excise the truth from the Internet.

Viewing of the weekly online video on prophecy is completely free (as is the receipt of the weekly ChristianMediaDaily news wrap-up, and the Communique), and we greatly desire as many as possible will see it (a new video replaces it every week), but to examine this subject further, we ask for a green light from you to send you the link. Further, because there are many vested interests which are threatened by the content the Christian Media ministry provides, regular efforts are made to penetrate our ranks – including hacker attacks. Incredibly, we’ve already proven that “Christian” parties have actually hired hackers to take down our websites (Matthew 13:29). Thus, we desire to weed out those who are insincere about further examinations of the truth of the Gospel, so we send the links to our Internet materials via surface mail.

One of the reasons we undertook the presentation of the news, is because the major media interests in Christianity have carefully avoided disseminating the prophetic facts concerning events which we have predicted. This is not a recent phenomenon, as we had a written prophecy of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin of Israel in print over 2 years before it occurred in 1995, yet media outlets refused to acknowledge it. Christian Media carried a written prediction of the 911 terrorist event years before it occurred in 2001. Unfortunately, to this very day, only our existing constituency is aware of these crucial facts. The underwater disaster, in which the British Petroleum oil spill caused unprecedented ecological damage to the Gulf Coast of the USA in 2010, was repeatedly predicted to last 5 months – a prophecy which was fulfilled to the very day.

The election of Donald Trump was predicted by many; yet Christian writers summarizing the voices who saw it coming have scrupulously omitted Christian Media’s extensive predictive words on the subject.

“There is a conspiracy of  her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey” (Ezekiel 22:25).

As we move through the wilderness of this world, even our Internet domains are subject to be seized by the dark powers, so we urge all those who hear the voice of the LORD in these words, to seek the LORD while He may yet be found. As those who have inherited the light of God through Christ’s marvelous work,

“[We] must work the works of him that sent [us], while it is day: the night cometh, when no man can work” (John 9:4).

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