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Elon Musk might be held in contempt because of a tweet
The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked a federal judge to hold Elon Musk in contempt for an inaccurate tweet. Apparently, Elon Musk violated the rules of his Tesla settlement about his use of Twitter to disclose Tesla’s financial information.
Youtube’s Adpocolypse 2: This time Pewdiepie wasn’t the cause
YouTuber Matt Watson pointed out a soft-core pedophilia ring. They have been using YouTube’s recommendation algorithms and comments to discover more videos of children. Many companies have started to pull ads from Youtube including Disney and Epic Games.
Team Youtube’s tweet sent the community into chaos
Youtube’s reply to Youtuber, Ballinger Family, after their channel becomes demonetized caused outrage. Saying “…Inappropraite comments could result in your video receiving limited or no ads…” Many were quick to point out how ridiculously easy it would be for trolls to destroy a Youtuber’s career. However, this might be only for short term, as it could be a response to the soft-core pedophilia ring controversy.
Movies and Tv Shows
Donald Trump Wins Worst Actor Razzie Award
Donald Trump doesn’t receive just one but two Razzie awards. They were for his performance in Michael Moore’s documentary, Fahrenheit 11/9, and Death of a Nation. Donald Trump’s “Self-Perpetuating Pettiness” was the reason he won the awards.
Walt Disney to acquire certain 21st Century Fox assets in March 2019
There will be massive layoffs at Fox if the deal goes through. The original deal was $54 billion, but Comcast drove up the price to $71 billion. This means Marvel will be regaining the rights to the X-Men and Fantastic Four.
Marvel Won Its First Oscars because of Black Panther
Black Panther won the Best Costume Design for Ruth E. Carter’s work on the film. Ruth E. Carter is first black woman to have ever won the category. As well as, Hannah Beachler and Jay Hart won the Best Production Design.
New Overwatch hero: Baptiste
Baptiste is a combat medic, a support character. Baptiste will be Overwatch’s 30th hero. His abilities include immortality field (it prevents nearby allies from dying), healing grenades, and his ultimate ability which doubles the damage and healing effects of friendly projectiles that pass through it.
The Division 2 open beta: 1/3 – 4/3
Players will be able to play a total of 3 main missions and 5 side missions. As well as, play the Dark Zone, PvP skirmish mode, and open world exploration. Players will get to try out the 3 agent specializations and meet the new invading faction.
Apex Legends investigating Hitbox Complaints
Players are upset that the hitboxes appear to be different with every character. An Apex Legends community manager said on Reddit that they are definitely aware of these concerns and is addressing them.