TikTokers are now eligible to join Hollywood’s biggest union

TikTokers, Instagram influencers, and other online content creators now have a new way to unionise, via SAG-AFTRA’s “Influencer Agreement”. As Hollywood’s top union, the catchily-named Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists will allow those that earn money through advertising on social media to reap the same benefits as A-list actors. “The Influencer Agreement was created in response […]

Facebook is working on their own Clubhouse clone, already

Facebook, the social media behemoth known for its ability to keep you connected to people you knew in high school and threaten the fabric of democracy simultaneously, is reportedly building its own version of Clubhouse — a new invite-only, audio-only social start-up. The move comes as a surprise to approximately no one, as CEO Mark […]

Joe Biden halts the US TikTok ban proposed by Donald Trump

Since his inauguration last month (January 20), Joe Biden has reversed many of Donald Trump’s key (read: nightmarish) policies established over the last four years. In the first 24 hours alone, he rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement, reinstated protections for LGBTQ+ people, ended a travel ban on majority-Muslim countries, and retracted the country’s withdrawal from the World Health Organisation. Now, the […]

A Closer Look at Clubhouse, the New and Rising Audio-Chat Social Platform

As the majority of us attempt to limit the amount of time we’re spending scrolling through Instagram each day, a new social networking app is here to make putting our devices down that little harder. Clubhouse — as it’s named — is a social platform based on audio-chat. Think large Zoom calls blended with live podcasts, all on […]

Britney Spears’ social media manager explains her chaotic online presence

Britney Spears’ Instagram presence can, at times, be very bizarre. Think: frantic New Year’s resolutions, workouts in the gym she accidentally burned down, and memes your mum might post. Fans have regularly speculated about hidden messages behind the posts, with one recent comment asserting that she’s “reading from something behind the camera”. Now, the singer’s social media manager […]

‘Eat the rich’: TikTokers want you to unfollow your fave celebs

A new TikTok trend has users scrolling through their Instagram, unfollowing all of their fave rich people and corporations: Kylie and Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian, James Charles, Ariana Grande, Beyoncé, Jeffree Star, and even (ironically) TikTok itself. Basically, if you have a little blue tick next to your name, you’re out. The call to unfollow wealthy influencers comes in the wake of Reddit’s recent rebellion […]