Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Beirut for his second visit since the massive blast there one month ago. Meanwhile, Lebanese Twitter users are not convinced by the new prime minister, saying the change is purely superficial. Elsewhere, the far-right French magazine Valeurs Actuelles is under fire for depicting a left-wing MP of African heritage as a slave with chains around her neck. Finally, British singer Adele is criticised for dressing up as a Jamaican for London's Notting Hill Carnival, but many online are defending her.
The Twitter accounts of high profile figures including former president Barack Obama, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, and billionaire Bill gates all appeared to be hacked with the solicitation of Bitcoin donations.
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Twitter has announced a new audio feature that will allow users to record their messages and tweet for others to listen to. The new feature has got users of the social media platform excited but there are concerns over how Twitter will monitor and check harassment, abuse, and misinformation on the new audio feature.