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Stormzy in Twitter tirade against Rees-Mogg over Grenfell controversy

Stormzy in Twitter tirade against Rees-Mogg over Grenfell controversy

Entertainment
Stormzy has called Jacob Rees-Mogg "an actual piece of s***" and called for his resignation after the politician's Grenfell comments. The rapper said the comments showed "politicians are actual aliens" and that Mr Rees-Mogg is a "scumbag". Mr Rees-Mogg, who is the leader of the Commons, said it would have been "common sense" for Grenfell Tower residents to ignore advice and leave the burning building.Speaking on LBC's Nick Ferrari on Monday, Mr Rees-Mogg said: "I think if either of us were in a fire, whatever the fire brigade said, we would leave the burning building."It just seems the common sense thing to do and it is such a tragedy that that didn't happen." Advertisement Mr Rees-Mogg subsequently ap...
WWE Crown Jewel: Wrestling Twitter goes into overload after The Fiend Bray Wyatt defeats Seth Rollins to become Universal champion

WWE Crown Jewel: Wrestling Twitter goes into overload after The Fiend Bray Wyatt defeats Seth Rollins to become Universal champion

Sports
Fans have criticised WWE in the past for treating these Saudi Arabia shows like they are glorified house shows, but nobody can say that on this occasion. Not only did Tyson Fury and Cain Velasquez make their WWE debuts from different sports, but we saw a new world champion in the main event. WWE The Fiend is your new Universal champion The Fiend Bray Wyatt won the Universal title from Seth Rollins with a match that largely mirrored their Hell in a Cell offering, but the closing moments were awesome. The Fiend has been one of the most popular characters in wrestling since debuting after WrestleMania and the company have done a masterful job of keeping him exciting. Wyatt was drafted to SmackDown in the draft that took place a couple of weeks ago, but ...
Twitter bans all political advertising, chief executive says

Twitter bans all political advertising, chief executive says

Technology
Twitter says it is banning all political advertising around the world because of an evolving risk from highly targeted ads, misleading information and "deep fakes".The policy comes in on 22 November, so will affect the UK general election and next year's US election. Donald Trump's campaign team has attacked the decision as "very dumb" and "yet another attempt to silence conservatives".In a series of tweets, Twitter boss Jack Dorsey explained the decision, saying "political message reach should be earned, not bought". We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally. We believe political message reach should be earned, not bought. Why? A few reasons…🧵— jack 🌍🌏🌎 (@jack) October 30, 2019 "A political message earns reach
Twitter to ban all political advertising

Twitter to ban all political advertising

World
Twitter is to ban all political advertising worldwide, saying that the reach of such messages "should be earned, not bought"."While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings significant risks to politics," company CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted. Social media rival Facebook recently ruled out a ban on political ads.Social media firms are under particular scrutiny ahead of US elections in 2020.Facebook chief rules out banning political adsThe ban will be enforced from 22 November, with full details released by 15 November. Mr Dorsey explained his position in a thread of tweets. How does Dorsey justify the ban?Internet political ads, he sai...
Nicki Minaj announces retirement on Twitter

Nicki Minaj announces retirement on Twitter

Entertainment
Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Hip hop superstar Nicki Minaj announced Thursday on Twitter that she is retiring from her music career. Minaj, whose career has led to multiple MTV Video Music Awards wins and 10 Grammy nominations, tweeted Thursday that she is retiring to spend time with her family. "I've decided to retire & have my family," the "Anaconda" singer wrote. "I know you guys are happy now. To my fans, keep reppin me, do it til da death of me, X in the box- cuz ain't nobody checkin me. Love you for LIFE." Minaj recently performed for Planned Parenthood's "Bands Together, Bans Off" Campaign, which aimed to raise awareness about restrictive legislation on reproductive rights in states like Georgia, Louisiana, Alabama and more. The performer recently canceled a scheduled appearance at a musi...