5 Lunchtime Links: The most liked picture on Instagram in 2015 and more

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Social media apps including WhattsApp, LinkedIn, Twitter, FaceBook, Instagram, SnapChat and Periscope are displayed in a social media folder on the screen of an Apple Inc. iPhone 6 in this arranged photograph taken in London, U.K., on Friday, May, 15, 2015. Facebook Inc. reached a deal with New York Times Co. and eight other media outlets to post stories directly to the social network's mobile news feeds, as publishers strive for new ways to expand their reach. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg
Social media apps including WhattsApp, LinkedIn, Twitter, FaceBook, Instagram, SnapChat and Periscope are displayed in a social media folder on the screen of an Apple Inc. iPhone 6 in this arranged photograph taken in London, U.K., on Friday, May, 15, 2015. Facebook Inc. reached a deal with New York Times Co. and eight other media outlets to post stories directly to the social network's mobile news feeds, as publishers strive for new ways to expand their reach. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

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1. Kendall Jenner, Taylor Swift dominate Instagram likes in 2015.

Bad news: that one picture of your dog that did really well isn’t the most liked picture on Instagram in 2015. Instead the honor goes to a picture of Kendall Jenner with her hair arranged in hearts around her head. Did one of your likes go towards the 3.2 million the picture garnered? Nine of the top 10 most-liked images on the picture app belonged to either Taylor Swift or Kendall Jenner. And the other one? A picture of Beyonce with her daughter Blue Ivy.

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2. Sandra Bullock adopts second child.

In what was no easy feat, actress Sandra Bullock has become a mom for the second time. The Austinite recently adopted Laila, a three-year-old girl from Louisiana. “Louis spearheaded this whole journey,” Bullock said of her son, adopted in 2010. Before the adoption was finalized, pictures of Laila snapped during a trip to the emergency room had Bullock worried about her decision. “Most foster children are in foster care because they were taken from their birth homes under tragic circumstances — and the last thing I wanted was to bring more harm to her because of the nature of my job,” she said.

3. San Antonio’s take on Austin’s “I love you so much” wall.

Travel a ways down I-35 and you might see some wall art that has you thinking you’re on South Congress Ave. San Antonion Luis Munoz drew inspiration from the street’s iconic “I love you so much” wall when he created his version reading “I love you tacos so much.” “I’m hoping that people in Austin get that it’s supposed to be in good humor. I’m giving it a little San Antonio twist,” Munoz said.

4. Jordan Spieth will probably have Texas BBQ for Masters dinner.

Masters champion and ex-Longhorn Jordan Spieth has a big choice to make. Following with tradition the champion is responsible for choosing a meal for the Masters winners dinner the night before the annual golf tournament. Luckily, Spieth’s Texas roots have lead him in the right direction. “I’ve still got a bit of time before I have to advise the officials at Augusta National but I am leaning towards a Texas-like barbecue,” Spieth said in the report. “So it will be a choice of Texan meats as my main meal choice.” If he wants Franklin’s he should call now.

5. La Fuente’s Cantina Y Comida in South Austin to close this month.

After 45 years South Austin restaurant La Fuente’s Cantina Y Comida will close this month. The Tex-Mex favorite previously faced possible closure in 2006 after founder Lula Lafuente passed away leaving it to her four children, three of whom wanted it closed.


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