A YouTuber Is Calling Out Other YouTubers And Influencers Caught Partying Who "Act Above" The Pandemic
"We all love what we do, but it is very clear that a handful of us need a reality check to understand we are not an elevated species, just people with really cool jobs."
Also in week's newsletter: When influencers introduce their content by saying “everyone’s been asking,” who is "everyone"?
A Florida School District's Video Promotion For Its Reopening Is Being Called "Apocalyptic" And "Sad"
One parent told BuzzFeed News she doesn't know what the "right" move is, but she and others are sure this is not it.
Still, people online are both appalled and ridiculing attendees who "risked corona.......for the........Chainsmokers."
A Teen Has Become Famous On TikTok Simply For Saying “Whoa” And “Nice” To Other People’s Viral Videos
Also in this week's newsletter: An oil painter has been painting portraits of himself painting portraits of himself painting portraits of himself painting portraits of himself painting portraits of himself...and, for some reason, this chaos is bringing me inner peace.
And to preemptively answer commenters, it's "news" because here we both are: me writing about it, and you snarking about it.
Are These Viral TikToks Of Extremely Fashionable People In China The Answer To Pandemic Fashion Week?
This week's newsletter: Everything I know about those compilation videos sourced from Douyin, China's TikTok, that everyone's going crazy for.
Howie Mandel Says He Is "Fine" After Teens On TikTok Posted Genuine Concern That He Was Being Held Captive
"If I was held captive — and I’ve never been held captive before — I would imagine they would not allow me on TikTok."
A College Student's TikTok Story About Greek Life Has Gone Viral, But She Says It's "Just The Tip Of The Iceberg"
"I speak from a huge place of privilege ... and if I was targeted and victimized in this way, that is just the tip of the iceberg for other queer women, or for women of color."
Citing "security risks," the company had said TikTok must be deleted for Amazon employees to access their work email accounts.
This week's newsletter: While some have accused Kylie of "refus[ing]" to tag designer Jedidiah Duyile, she may have never even thought to do it.
Police have positively identified the remains as belonging to a man and a woman, whose deaths were ruled as homicides.
A Black YouTube Commentator Is Not Surprised People Are More Concerned With Shane Dawson’s Tati Drama Than His Racist Past
This week's newsletter: While Shane Dawson may finally be paying the price for doing blackface, fellow YouTuber Sanders Kennedy pointed out that he's already greatly profited off of doing blackface.
While Dawson had not publicly addressed this latest news, he went live on Instagram on Tuesday to address fellow YouTuber Tati Westbrook's recent video accusing him of manipulating her.
"What a COVID-19 horror story," Sissy Sheridan told BuzzFeed News.
Witnesses said it was an otherwise "beautiful" and "peaceful" gathering.
A Taco Chain Said It's Closing During The Coronavirus Pandemic Because Of Angry Customers Who Refuse To Wear Masks
Hugo's Tacos said its mostly Latino employees were called racial slurs and had objects thrown at them by guests who refused to wear masks during the ongoing pandemic.
A White House spokesperson said the president "did not hear" the "white power" call when he had initially shared the video.
St. Louis police said Lawrence Franks Jr. was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a local hospital with at least one gunshot wound.
This week's newsletter: The owner of the Cleveland Flea once again angered her local community — this time for trying to sell a $200 e-course teaching white people how to support the BLM movement. This time, however, she seemed to have finally listened to the criticism.