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Starfleet Academy Star Trek Series in Development at Paramount+

During an interview with The New York Times, filmmaker and producer Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek, Star Trek Into Darkness, Clarice) revealed that Paramount+ is developing a series centered on the Starfleet Academy.RELATED: Paramount+’s Star Trek: Lower Decks Season 2 Trailer ReleasedEmmy-nominated Kurtzman has produced five shows in the Star Trek universe for Paramount+, including Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek: Picard, the adult animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks, the upcoming Paramount/Nickelodeon animated series Star Trek: Prodigy, and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, debuting in 2022. The outlet confirmed that another project, Section 31 starring Michelle Yeoh in her reprised role as Captain Philippa Georgiou is also in the works along with a “show built around the Starfleet Academy, which will be aimed at a younger audience.”It has not yet been confirmed if the Starfleet Academy project will be a live-action or animated series.“I think we’re just getting started,” said Kurtzman about the ever-expanding Star Trek universe. “There’s just so much more to be had.”President of CBS Studios David Stapf added: “Anything goes, as long as it can fit into the Star Trek ethos of inspiration, optimism, and the general idea that humankind is good. So comedy, adult animation, kids’ animation — you name the genre, and there’s probably a Star Trek version of it.”RELATED: Star Trek: Prodigy Teaser For Nickelodeon & Paramount+’s Animated SeriesKurtzman, who revealed to the outlet that he “wants to get much weirder with the franchise,” said if it were up to him, he would be “pushing the boundaries much further than I think most people would want. I think we might get there. Marvel has actually proven that you can. But you have to build a certain foundation in order to get there and we’re still building our foundation.”

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    TikTok is introducing a fresh policy that cracks down on ads that “promote a poor or harmful body image. ” The app’s new rules ban companies from advertising fasting weight and apps loss supplements. Advertisers need to stick to new also, tougher restrictions on weight reduction ads they can continue to operate on the platform. For example, ads prompting weight reduction products won’t have the ability to target users beneath the age of 18.

    TikTok can be partnering with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) for connecting its users to resources provided by the business directly within the app. Taking care of of the partnership will dsicover TikTok redirect visitors to the NEDA hotline if they seek out topics and hashtags flagged by the non-profit.

    “As a society, weight body and stigma shaming pose both individual and cultural challenges, and we realize that the web, if left unchecked, gets the threat of exacerbating such issues,” the business said. “That is why we’re centered on attempting to safeguard our community from harmful content and behavior while supporting an inclusive – and body-positive – environment.”

    While a part of the proper direction, ads promoting unhealthy dieting are just section of TikTok’s body image problem. There’s the problem of TikTok users who post that content also. The app’s community guidelines ban videos that “promote diet plan that are more likely to cause medical issues,” nevertheless, you will get countless proana videos on the platform despite those rules still. There’s the opaque algorithm that powers TikTok’s FOR YOU PERSONALLY feed then. Year earlier this, BuzzFeed News detailed the way the app exposes visitors to content that glorifies unhealthy eating and weight reduction habits through its website. TikTok highlights people can long-press on a video to avoid similar content from turning up on their FOR YOU PERSONALLY feed, but it doesn’t solve the issue of this those forms of videos turning up to begin with.

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