The heat around her single "Look What You Made Me Do" and the briefly revived Katy Perry feud has cooled off in a fall with, to put it mildly, a lot else going on. Last year, following Rihanna's Samsung-branded promotional app for Anti, Hazel Cills wrote for MTV News, "If fans go directly to Taylor Swift's social media accounts, like Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr, for her posts, someone with her cultural capital forgoing a presence on those sites and creating a personal digital platform hardly seems far-fetched". But Taylor Swift is still on the promo circuit, preparing to release her new album, Reputation on November 10. Most importantly, the app gives Tay ample opportunity to engage in one of her favorite pastimes: sliding into unsuspecting fans' DM's and liking and commenting on their photos. It will also let you listen to music and chat with other fans. That's not it. Taylor is also said to be launching her very own emoji set called "Taymojis", because she can.
In a video announcing the app, Swift says that she's got something "pretty awesome that we've been working on for a while that I want to share with you".
Erdogan holds talks in Serbia as Turkey hikes Balkan clout
Turkey considers the Gulen network as a "terrorist organization" and suspects linked to it will face severe terrorism charges. Bass is soon to leave Turkey for Kabul to take up his new post as U.S.
The Swift Life marks the first real diversion from that model as the company saw steep losses in 2016. The app will offer "exclusive" content, pics, and even a chance to directly engage with Swift - or a handler of hers posing as the "Shake It Off" songstress.
The app will be beta released in limited countries soon. I mean, I hope.
Central university teachers to get benefit of 7th Pay Commission
The revised salary of the assistant professors (Grade-2) will come at Rs 68,000 per month against the current Rs 56,000 per month. For the state government-funded institutions, the revised pay scales will require adoption by the respective state governments.
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LSU police to charge 10 people in death of fraternity pledge
Ten people are facing charges in the LSU fraternity hazing death of Max Gruver, authorities announced Wednesday. Their preliminary autopsy report had found that Gruver had a highly elevated blood alcohol level.