Anybody who has laid eyes on Twitter in the present day might be seeing purple. Red flag tweets have exploded over the previous 36 hours, courtesy of the instantly much less problematic social media platform’s newest craze. It’s troublesome to find affected person zero within the meme, however among the many earliest standard examples, through BuzzFeed, emerged on Monday afternoon. ...

Awards season steps into excessive gear this weekend with MTV’s 2021 Video Music Awards, which can try to regain a way of normalcy after taking a COVID-19 departure from the normal format in 2020. The VMAs are returning to Brooklyn’s Barclays Heart and will probably be hosted by Doja Cat. Justin Bieber leads with essentially the most nominations, adopted by ...

When it launched 40 years ago, on August 1, 1981, MTV signaled a brand new period the place artists cast deeper connections with followers by music movies, on-air interviews, dwell performances, and contests. Whereas there’s been large change in each facet of the music trade since, I’d argue that nothing has sparked the identical outpouring from followers and reshaped how ...