Weigh in on Facebook versus Instagram versus TikTok. Let's face it, social platforms haven't been getting much love lately. Between Facebook's ongoing fallout over the Cambridge Analytica scandal, TikTok being hit with a lawsuit over allegedly sending a user's data to China, Twitter's stock troubles and Instagram's continued issue with influencers not disclosing paid posts, major social platforms have continued to attract bad press in 2019. However, there have also been a few bright spots: Twitter got kudos from some after it banned political ads, while TikTok's popularity with teens has led to some public health initiatives starting on the platform as well as teens posting short history lessons there. According to a Pew study published earlier this year, the number of adults using social media usage has remained stagnant in 2019, compared with one year previously, showing that the growth of platform adoption has slowed. Still, about 69 percent of American adults use Facebook, while … [Read more...] about Hollywood Reporter Reader Poll: What Is Your Favorite Social Platform?
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EXCLUSIVE R. Kelly's former manager has just been indicted in Georgia for allegedly threatening to kill the father of one of Kelly's girlfriends. The Henry County District Attorney tells TMZ ... James Mason was indicted Thursday on one felony count of making terroristic threats. We're told the felony charge is punishable by 1 to 10 years in prison. We broke the story ... Joycelyn Savage's father, Timothy Savage, went to cops in May 2018 claiming Mason called him and said, "I'm gonna do harm to you and your family, when I see you I'm gonna get you, I'm going to f***ing kill you." As we reported ... the Henry County Sherriff's Dept. issued an arrest warrant for Mason in August 2018 and he later turned himself in. He was released on $10k bond and ordered to stay away from the Savage family. The attorney for the Savage family, Gerald A. Griggs, responded to Mason's indictment, saying, "Today's indictment of Henry James Mason, former manager of R Kelly, further underscores the public … [Read more...] about R. Kelly’s Former Manager Indicted For Death Threats To Savage Family
EXCLUSIVE R. Kelly's getting ahead of his child support obligations ... ponying up the dough 2 months in advance to avoid another jail scare. The disgraced singer's crisis manager, Darrell Johnson, tells TMZ ... Kelly's family attorney, Lisa Damico, appeared in Chicago court Tuesday afternoon and paid $41,666 to cover June and July's child support payments to his ex-wife, Drea Kelly. As for the $32k Kelly still owes in interest on back child support, no decision was made in court ... but Johnson says they don't plan on paying anyway. He tells us, "At no point in the foreseen future do we see paying interest of child support. As of May 14, 2019 Mr. Kelly is current on support payments." As we previously reported ... Kelly avoided another trip to the slammer earlier this month after appearing in court and paying ALL of the back child support he owed Drea ... a cool $62k. Remember, he's been on the hook for $20,833 per month since January 2009. With his support covered for the next … [Read more...] about R. Kelly Forks Over More Dough to Cover Next 2 Months of Child Support