Is the Culture of the ‘Perfect App’ About to Disappear?

“TikTok is evolving into a platform where people of all races and genders and backgrounds can simply be themselves,” eMarketer analyst Debra Williamson says

James Henry was on TikTok before the platform even donned that name. The 26-year-old is a veteran, using the platform since the days of Music.ly — before TikTok’s Chinese parent company ByteDance bought it and merged the two.

Henry has seen TikTok evolve from a virtually

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Netflix Celebrates Chinese Culture With Dazzlingly Designed but Otherwise Conventional Lunar Toon

You may not have noticed it, what with so much content coming out on Netflix each week, but the company has been ramping up big time on original animation over the past two years. From last year’s Oscar nominee “I Lost My Body” to internal productions “The Willoughbys” and “Klaus,” Netflix’s cartoon offerings have already reached a point to rival Pixar and DreamWorks. By 2023, the streamer estimates that it

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Soak up Italian culture this autumn, within crowd-free city walls

Monday, 5th October 2020, 5:36 pm

Updated Monday, 5th October 2020, 5:36 pm

Italy and all that it offers could be the best bet for anyone seeking to travel this autumn.

The relatively small city of Bergamo is easy to explore on foot, and the Italian blend of culture, heritage and fantastic food are recommended by many.

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Theatre Crude hosts local Fringe Festival throughout October, numerous productions available to watch online | Culture

Before COVID-19 shut down many parts of the fine arts industry, plans were in motion for a 2020 Fringe Festival but soon changed as businesses began to close. The fine arts, including Theatre Crude, have struggled during the pandemic and are fighting for a respite. 

In 2019, the Fringe Festival took place over the course of two weeks at the indoor Plenty Mercantile Venue in Oklahoma City, showcasing 10 acts

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“Fortnite” Birthday Challenges are live, and they ask players to dance in front of 10 different Birthday Cakes. In this guide, we’ll reveal all the locations necessary to get this challenge done fast.

“Fortnite” Week 5 Challenges are live, and they ask players to make a Stark Robot dance. Learn how to do it with our guide.

“Fortnite” fans may be looking for the Flaming Ring at Salty Springs to

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Has the Coronavirus Destroyed Hostel Culture?

Conveniently situated steps away from Náměstí Míru metro station in Prague, the Czech Inn is within easy reach of Prague’s top sights like Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square. The hostel’s collection of eight, 12, and 16-bed dorms, as well as its 34-bed basement dorm regularly sells out on a typical summer night, housing more than 200 guests at a time. Mathias Schwender, co-owner and co-founder of the Czech Inn,

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Mike Pence’s contemptible convention speech: A fable of failure, culture war and corruption

Vice President Mike Pence’s appearance as the keynote speaker at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday was an ill-timed booking that mostly served to highlight his role in the Trump administration’s failed response to COVID-19, its continued culture wars and its blatant corruption. 

Exactly six months to the day since Trump claimed, in reference to the spreading novel coronavirus, “When you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple

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