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Idris Elba’s Coachella DJ debut was a hit

The internet is collectively concerned that a 15-year-old YouTuber is pregnant and married.  Danielle Cohn, who goes by Dani, got her start on Musical.ly before it became the app now known as TikTok. She now has 1.2 million YouTube subscribers and 3.5 million Instagram subscribers. Dani and her mother, who manages her, are controversial figures in the influencer world. When she was 13, Dani was in a relationship with a 17-year-old Musical.ly star, which some of her […]

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Damn you, Netflix! Why won’t you let me kill Bear Grylls?

You vs Wild is like Bandersnatch for extreme survival fans … only no matter how hard you try, the git gets out in one piece Bandersnatch was fine. Better than fine, in fact. It was bold, it was inventive, it pushed a new method of interactive storytelling into the mainstream. But it failed in one key area: it wasnt specifically about trying to murder Bear Grylls. Fortunately, Netflix seems to have remedied this. Today the platform released […]

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CamSoda Camoji video

A new era of adult entertainment online?Image: CamSoda Move over, Animoji. There’s a sexier avatar in town. Adult entertainment site CamSoda announced today that they’re rolling out a new feature called “Camoji,” which allows users to create their own customized digital stand-ins — think Bitmoji but dirtier. The idea is to give people an opportunity to use their Camoji to do their own interactive cam shows and earn money, without having to, ya know, reveal their identity.  […]

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Colleges Need Influencers, but Do Influencers Need College?

Among those called out by The New York Times earlier this week for allegedly scamming their kids' way into college were the parents of Olivia Jade Giannulli. Giannulli, as her 2 million YouTube followers know, has a successful career as a lifestyle vlogger. You'd be forgiven for wondering if she even needs college. When she first got accepted to the University of Southern California in 2018, she seemed ambivalent herself. “I don’t know how much of school […]

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