Klarna was trending on Twitter after the public discovered airlines now allow customers to buy flights on a payment plan and it’s fair to say Black Twitter loved the news. How exactly does it work? Book your stay and pay with Klarna at checkout. The website says “by spreading the cost you can think about upgrading or even staying a bit longer.” Here are some of the community’s reactions after finding out: But it’s important for us to note a few things about Klarna. With ‘buy now pay later’ schemes
“Anyone can make music on their PC now,” laments DJ Sumbody of Ayepyep, Ngwana Daddy and Monate Mpolaye fame. “You don’t have to go to the studio. You get a program, you do beats. If they can master it, it’s a track, it’s out there. It’s simple now.” While preceding genres and music movements have taken advantage of the ready availability of software that can be purchased or digitally cracked to mimic a physical studio, amapiano has been the most radical departure from established and entrenched ways of making, marketing,
Failing to credit Black creators will cost platforms and TikTok is one firm that’s not trying to be a part of that mess – again. The Bytedance-owned app is introducing the first iteration of creator-crediting tools that will enable — and encourage — users to link back to the videos of TikTok creators and trend originators. The new TikTok tools, rolling out over the next few weeks, will let creators directly tag and credit others through a new button in the app. Kudzi Chikumbu, TikTok’s U.S. director of the creator
TW: The following report may be triggering as it details updates on the main suspect of the Buffalo attack. The self-described white supremacist gunman who killed 10 people, all of them Black, at a Buffalo supermarket on Saturday had mounted a GoPro camera to his helmet. He planned to stream his assault live on Twitch, the video game streaming platform used by another shooter in 2019 who killed two people at a synagogue in Halle, Germany. Like others before him, Payton Gendron, 18, the main suspect behind the Buffalo attack, previously outlined his plan
It seems Meek Mill isn’t the only one that wants to tag team with Elon Musk in buying Twitter – Snoop Dogg has jumped on the scene and expressed his interest. Elon Musk is set to buy Twitter for $54.20 per share, which equates to approximately $44 billion, and last week we reported Meek Mill wanted a slice of the pie after the rapper tweeted: “Elon musk let us invest in Twitter with you “big homie” It doesn’t seem like Elon has responded to Meek yet but Snoop Dogg was
Elon Musk is set to buy Twitter for $54.20 per share, which equates to approximately $44 billion and it seems Meek Mill wants a slice of the pie. Musk, who made the shock bid weeks ago, said Twitter had “tremendous potential” that he would unlock. He also called for a series of changes from relaxing its content restrictions to eradicating fake accounts. He is the world’s richest person, according to Forbes magazine, with an estimated net worth of $273.6bn mostly due to his shareholding in electric vehicle maker Tesla which
Akash Mehta is a 28-year-old entrepreneur and influencer who recently made it onto Forbes’ ’30 under 30’ list in media and marketing. A digital expert, he has harnessed the power of social media to quickly build Fable & Mane, the haircare and wellness business of which he is the founder and CEO. Mehta left his job as a global digital manager at Dior to start his own haircare brand and now Fable and Mane have sold six figures’ worth of products in a week following viral TikTok posts. Mehta, who
Abibat Adesanya, a Nigerian TikToker, is helping viewers to connect and appreciate their mother-tongue, Yoruba, by making informative videos about the language and Nigerian culture. In short – she’s helping to dismantle the idea that it’s ever ‘too late’ to get in touch with your roots. Why can’t you speak your language?” A question that sounds so simple but the answer is usually much more complicated. A question that sometimes fills many – mostly those from the diaspora – with fear of ridicule from friends – or worse, family. But
A white teacher in Rochester, New York, is being investigated over allegations that he made Black students pick cotton and wear handcuffs during lessons about slavery, and now parents at the school, where half the students are Black, are calling for the teacher to be fired. According to the newspaper Democrat and Chronicle, two children in separate classes told their mothers a white teacher referred to himself as “massah” — a word for master historically used by enslaved Black people — and allowed white students to opt out of the tasks.
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