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Morning baby. Here?s today?s top news stories around the web. Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
1) Once Again, Obama Cannot Catch a Break
Just hours after opening his first personal twitter account as president, Barack Obama got flooded with racial epithets and threats from trolls and spawns of Satan. I guess I can?t say I?m surprised at this one. Read the story at The Verge.
2) Ireland Approaches Landmark Gay Marriage Decision
Today, Ireland is leading a national vote on whether it will legalize gay marriage. If it does, Ireland will be the first country to make gay marriage legal through a referendum. Read more on this development at USA Today.
3) Josh Duggars Issues An Apology In Light of Molestation Charges
Executives at the TLC are probably reaching for a bottle of scotch at the moment. Josh Duggar from the popular family show, ?19 Kids…
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Originally posted on Majic 102.1:
Did you check out the debut of ‘Empire,’ on Fox Wednesday night and you know Twitter was commenting in full effect to give their thumbs up or thumbs down if the show will make it or not. I tweeted, ‘ It push all the buttons and touched upon all the hot topics, I think it’s got the staying. What did you think of the debut of ‘Empire,’ Created by Butler director Lee Daniels, ‘Empire teams back up ‘Hustle and Flow,’ co-stars Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard as exes with a chaotic passed history.
By, Tonya Pendleton, Blackamericaweb.com
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Today many businesses and schools across the country are closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Many people have posted pictures of Dr. King on their social network sites (ie; Twitter, Facebook, Instagram) to show their support for the holiday and their respect for Dr. King. No harm in that, right?
Well according to Tyler, The Creator.. and his recent posts on Twitter.. it is not. What do you think?
Check out the Tweets below!
Tell em why you mad Tyler!!
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Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Frontback, the photo app that lets users create composite images using the front and rear cameras on their iPhone handsets, is on a roll. Launched only in August of this year, it’s now picked up some 300,000 downloads on virtually zero marketing budget — but a lot of buzz from the likes of Ashton Kutcher, Jack Dorsey and… wait for it… the Prime Minister of Belgium, posting their Frontbacks on Twitter and elsewhere. And that is giving it some other momentum: Frontback has closed a new round of funding of around $3 million, and we have also learned that before that round was closed, Twitter approached Frontback to buy it.
Frederic della Faille, Frontback’s cofounder, won’t confirm the funding amount (sources tell us $3 million), but he does tell us that it comes from existing investors Lerer Ventures, Index Ventures and SV Angel; and new angels including CrunchFund’s…
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Boy Meets World starDanielle Fishel married her longtime boyfriend Tim Belusco last weekend in Los Angeles. While many rejoiced at the 32-year-old actress’ new nuptials, there was much hate all over the Twitter-sphere.
Fishel, famously known as “Topanga” on the ABC hit series, took a break from her honeymoon to clap back at haters on Twitter who were blasting the star for marrying her hubby, who is seven years her junior.
People are giving me shit for marrying someone younger than I am. Tim is mature, responsible, loving, & kind. Way to judge people, Internet.
— Danielle Fishel (@daniellefishel) October 21, 2013
As if that wasn’t enough, the Maxim cover girl had to endure even more cyber bullying, as critics took to the social media site to blast the actress for being “too fat” after her wedding pics were released by Us Magazine.
You know what makes dealing with…
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