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These Community TV show background images for video calls really pop-POP!

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As the global quarantine for pandemic continues, the need for entertainment in every aspect of daily life rises. Here, alone at home, people of many sorts take to systems like Zoom to video chat with friends and associates. The system has the ability to give you a custom background – a wallpaper with which you can hide your actual home environment with ease. As such, we’ve begun speaking with the internet community about the backgrounds they’ve been using. One popular option is a set of environments and elements from the TV show Community – take a peek!

Today we’re looking at a collection of images that can be used as virtual backgrounds on Zoom. They could, just as easily, be used on any other chat video program, but at the moment this article was written, Community was relatively new (renewed, streaming syndication rights, that is to say) on Netflix, and had a bit of a resurgence in popularity as a result. As such, we’re taking a look at some of the most excellent Community set photos and Greendale Community College imagery the internet has to offer.

If you’d like to see the latest update to Zoom with the most recent method for setting your virtual background with ease, take a peek at our post on exactly that subject: How to change Zoom backgrounds, dimensions, and more. The images you see below have all been sized to minimum-or-larger sizes for systems like Zoom. The ideal size – as recommended by that platform – is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Whether you’re in the mood to virtually meet in the Greendale Community College student library or the intersection of time, space, and chance, we’ve got you covered. Below you’ll see the third roll of the die – at the bottom of this article, you’ll find The Darkest Timeline.

Some of the on-set behind-the-scenes images you see here come from a photo tour taken by Collider a few years ago. Other images come from the official Community social networking posts from back in 2017 and earlier, or from posted screencaps of the show.

Above you’ll see one iteration of the Dreamatorium background. This is without a shadow in play. Below you’ll see a Dramatorium background with a bit of a fancy shadow. Either way, you’re going to need to use your imagination to make your dreams come true.

Since we’re currently living in what might well be the darkest timeline, you might as well drop the following image behind your head. Don’t forget to cut out an Evil Goatee while you’re at it.

Below you’ll see a few other options, along with all the backgrounds included above, in one handy gallery. This gallery includes a few self-explanatory images as well as a few… others. Some images here cannot be properly explained – as it is in the show, so it shall be in your video chatroom.

You might also want to drop in on the recent article on how Lucasfilm got in on the fun. They delivered some official Star Wars backgrounds for all to use, too. And you know good and well they’ve got the goods – so many photos, so much content – there can be no shortage of Star Wars content for exactly this purpose!

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The First Tesla Semi Has Been Delivered After Lengthy Delays

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There had long been suggestion Pepsi would be one of Tesla’s biggest customers — with a subsidiary spotted installing charging stations at one of its plants and test driving the trucks earlier this year. Tesla also placed an order for 100 of the high tech trucks shortly after they were announced in 2017. In October, Musk confirmed the company’s first truck was almost ready for delivery, and it would be going to the soft drink manufacturer.

Today, Tesla finally made it official and delivered its first production semis to Pepsi. Speaking at the handover, which took place at a Tesla Gigafactory in Nevada, Musk described his motivation for designing the truck. The Tesla CEO claims that trucks make up less than 1% of vehicles in the United States, but are responsible for a large chunk of emissions. Musk said it will both help the environment and improve the health of individuals living near highways. At the end of the presentation, Musk thanked Pepsico and described them as a “great partner.” 

The trucks’ keycards were then handed over to Pepsi’s representatives, followed by several high fives. The trucks’ first cargo run involved “an enormous amount of Frito Lays” which were handed out to people in attendance. Pepsi’s Kirk Tanner then took the mic and said: “I want to thank the people who have spent countless hours to make this a reality.” before thanking Elon Musk and the other Tesla representatives. Other companies are also interested in Tesla’s electric semi. Budweiser, Walmart, and UPS are amongst those who have placed pre-orders — with Budweiser ordering at least 40 of the large electric vehicles.

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Kanye West Is No Longer Buying Twitter-Rival Parler

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It’s unclear whether West’s recent controversies have anything to do with the Parler deal falling apart. In a statement shared with CNBC, Parler’s owner notes that the “decision was made in the interest of both parties in mid-November.” Parler says it will be on the lookout for the growth opportunities, without clarifying if it was looking for investors to scale up, or full-fledged buyers. The latter seems unlikely to happen, given the current state of layoffs in the tech industry and the looming fears of a recession.

Parlement Technologies reportedly had high hopes from its acquisition deal with Kanye West. Soon after the agreement press release went out, Parler sent out an email to its “VIP” users, offering them perks like a gold badge for being valuable personalities on the platform. Politico reports that the email campaign inadvertently revealed the personal contact information of nearly a dozen lawmakers and some well-known conservative personalities.

Citing an insider source, Axios reports that West’s unstable financial situation following the cancellation of lucrative deals with the likes of Adidas played a role in his Parler plans falling apart. In the meanwhile, West has returned to Twitter, after his account was restricted for a few weeks ago over sharing anti-Semitic remarks. West currently has a huge follower base of over 18 million on Twitter, which dwarfs the total number of users on Parler, as of December 2021.

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Elon Musk Says Twitter’s Potential Removal From iOS App Store Was ‘Misunderstanding’

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Barely two days after Elon Musk feuded with Apple publicly, he met with Tim Cook to settle the differences. “We resolved the misunderstanding about Twitter potentially being removed from the App Store. Tim was clear that Apple never considered doing so,” Elon Musk tweeted last evening. This was a few hours after he shared a video of Apple’s HQ to disclose the location of the meeting.

However, Elon Musk didn’t reveal if Apple will continue advertising on Twitter. According to the Washington Post, Apple was the biggest ad spender on Twitter in Q1 2022. It spent an average of $4 million per week to run ads on Twitter between January to March this year — this added up to about 4% of Twitter’s revenue. However, Reuters reports that Apple reduced its weekly ad budget on Twitter to $131,600 a few weeks after Elon Musk bought the social media company. We also haven’t heard from Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, about the agenda of his meeting with Elon Musk. 

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