Rihanna and Twitter boss Jack Dorsey have donated $15 million dollars toward mental health services. Riri’s pledge is a joint venture between her nonprofit, The Clara Lionel Foundation, and the social media mogul's #StartSmall initiative, and will help fund mental health services amid the ongoing social unrest and the coronavirus pandemic.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism over adding fact-checking labels to the president’s tweets. According to Business Insider, Twitter tagged mail-in ballots tweets as something that needed to be checked. Dorsey said he’s “ultimately accountable” for Twitter’s actions and asked the public to “leave our employees out of this.” He said: "We'll continue to point out incorrect or disputed information about elections globally.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is firing back at President Donald Trump, Gal Gadot has a new series coming to Apple TV+ and all is right in the world again! And get ready, 'The Simpsons' is back to its proper aspect ratio on Disney+.
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Social media giant Facebook will update its advertising policy to restrict hateful content and explicitly ban ads that encourage racial divisions. Specifically, the new policy will "prohibit claims that people from a specific race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, caste, sexual orientation, gender identity or immigration status are a threat to the physical safety, health or survival of others." The policy will also restrict ads that express contempt for immigrants or refugees, The Verge reported. Notably, the new restrictions apply only to advertisements and will not affect posts without paid promotion. "Facebook stands for giving people a voice, and that especially means people who have previously not had as much voice, or as much power to share their own experiences. It's really important that we make sure our platforms live up to these principles," CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a company town hall while announcing the changes. The restrictions are part of a suite of changes Facebook is making in advance of the 2020 US elections.
President Donald Trump on Friday railed against "angry mobs" that tried to tear down statues of Confederate leaders and other historical figures, warning thousands of supporters at Mount Rushmore that protesters were trying to erase U.S. history. Ryan Brooks reports.
Hairdressers and barber shops around England are open for business as lockdown measures have been eased. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Duke of Cambridge revealed he was a cider man as he enjoyed a pint at The Rose & Crown in Norfolk ahead of pubs across the country reopening on Saturday, when Covid-19 lockdown measures ease.
Prince William spoke to the pub landlord and staff about their experience living through the pandemic, and how they have adapted their operations in order to safely serve customers. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
As businesses prepare to reopen across England from tomorrow, business owners and workers have adapted their business to the government's "Covid safe" guidelines with various creative solutions. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined the government's policy shift from "blanket, national measures to targetted, local measures", as the reopening of venues including pubs goes ahead this weekend despite a local coronavirus outbreak in Leicester. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
American attorney Gloria Allred has criticised the failure of Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, to come forward for questioning about his connection to known sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. Ms Allred insisted that awaiting summons was inappropriate and asked if he required a "gold plated invitation delivered by footman" to come forward himself. Report by Connerv. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
US President Donald Trump once again attacked Beijing over Covid outbreak. "The 'plague from China' should have never happened. We had just signed a trade deal, the ink wasn't even dry," he said. Trump..
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