iOS 16 Apple update adds new diverse and ethnic features

Apple is back again with another update, but this time with more diverse and ethnic features for every iPhone user. Before Sept. 7, users began to receive news that an update was on the way. Many also experienced that their iPhone devices began to move somewhat slower. You can always tell when a new update […]

Why Black Twitter had all the jokes following Queen Elizabeth II’s death

When Queen Elizabeth II died on Sept. 8, 2022, tributes weren’t the only thing publicly shared on social media. There were jokes – and plenty of them. When some social media users were confused by the jokes, the history lessons commenced. A DW News video from June reemerged. The story was about an elderly Kenyan […]

Twitter calls Ellen Pompeo ‘Karen’ for allegedly scolding Denzel Washington

“Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo was ripped by Black Twitter after she recalled the time she allegedly put Denzel Washington in his place when he directed her in an episode. During a recent episode of her “Tell Me with Ellen Pompeo” podcast, Pompeo recalled a verbal skirmish she had with the venerated actor. The two-time […]

Black Twitter erupts with meme inspired by The Weeknd’s Super Bowl performance

The Weeknd caught the attention of fans everywhere with his halftime performance for Super Bowl LV, but some fans weren’t exactly sure how they felt about it. On Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, many of the “Blinding Lights” singer’s fans tweeted their reactions. Many praised The Weeknd for his performance, and now the close-camera part of […]

Killer Mike visit with Georgia governor creates Twitter storm

Killer Mike has ignited a firestorm on social media after sitting down with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp at the state capital in Atlanta on Wednesday, Sept. 09, 2020. The rapper, 45, who was born Michael Santiago Render in Atlanta, informed the public that he met with Kemp, 56, to devise ways to vastly increase Black […]

10 of the best memes from Brandy and Monica’s Verzuz battle

On Monday night, Aug. 31, 2020, the Veruzuz battle between Brandy and Monica that fans had been yearning for went down. The showdown between the two R&B icons, which was hosted live at Tyler Perry Studios, broke records, drawing 1.2 million-plus viewers across platforms. The singers went hit for hit with their biggest songs — […]

Black Twitter on the hunt after Megan Thee Stallion announces she was shot

Black Twitter is in a frenzy after Megan Thee Stallion announced on Instagram that she’d been shot following the Hollywood Hills mansion party which ended with Tory Lanez’s arrest. She broke the news on the social media platform on Wednesday, July 15. Not only did the news make some of her biggest fans, also known as […]

Twitter exec Candi Castleberry-Singleton discusses COVID-19 and the community

Candi Castleberry-Singleton is the vice president of diversity partnership strategy and engagement at Twitter. As an experienced diversity and inclusion leader, she created The Bolt-On to Built-In Model™ featured in her chapter of the book Crossing the Divide: Intergroup Leadership in a World of Difference. She has developed successful strategies and initiatives in technology, telecommunications […]

How social media reformer Lenée Voss uses honesty as her ammunition

Lenée Voss, radio talk show host, writer, blogger and activist, has been in choice social media circles since bloggers were the only change agents challenging traditional media. Her alter ego, @DopeGirlFresh, Voss’ most public voice, has emerged on Twitter as a vicarious lionheart who speaks the people’s truth. Voss is fearless in the way she […]

Lori Harvey and Future marriage rumors causing Twitter meltdown

They call it March Madness for a reason. During the month that is normally reserved for madness devoted to the annual NCAA basketball tournament, there is another kind of bedlam that is developing on Twitter: wild rumors are raging that Future and Lori Harvey have gotten married. Twitter is beside itself at the prospect that […]

Amber Rose getting pummeled for caption on Mariah Carey photo

Many fans have come to regret that stripper-turned-socialite Amber Rose was plucked from obscurity by rappers Kanye West and then Wiz Khalifa, and wish she would quickly return to anonymity. The Philadelphia-born Rose, 36, further cemented her persona non grata status with many Blacks after bragging again on her “light-skinned” status. Furthermore, she phrased her […]

Twitter jokes after Oprah Winfrey falls while talking about balance (video)

Oftentimes, Twitter resembles a scene at the Roman Colosseum from antiquity. It frequently saves its greatest ovation and roars when the players in the arena meet their doom – or in this case, a fall. Oprah Winfrey is now the object of mocking laughter after the billionaire baroness lost her equilibrium onstage while ironically pontificating […]

Black Twitter is heated over Megan and G-Eazy

Megan Thee Stallion and G-Eazy just added a little spice to Black History Month. A video is circulating on Twitter showing the two artists hugged up intimately. G-Eazy is sucking Megan’s face, then the camera pans to reveal Megan’s leg wrapped around him. Now, this doesn’t necessarily mean anything, but Black Twitter is interpreting […]

Black Twitter slams Madame Tussauds’ attempt at a Nicki Minaj wax figure

Madame Tussauds is the internationally trusted authority on wax figures, memorializing celebrities of the past and present in their museums, but still sometimes they receive hate from celebrities’ fans. This time the Berlin Madame Tussauds Wax Museum is receiving backlash for its latest installation, rapper Nicki Minaj. Many fans were not pleased with the wax […]

Lizzo flashed her thong during Lakers game, sparking Twitter chaos (video)

Lizzo has been doing a lot in these streets lately. Most specifically, the singer has been disrobing quite frequently in some eye-popping Instagram posts. But this time, the 31-year-old songstress, born in Detroit as Melissa Viviane Jefferson, decided to go especially bold during the Los Angeles Lakers game on Sunday. While dancing with the Lakers […]

Black Twitter upset as Billboard’s ‘Woman of the Year’ list lacks diversity

Billboard is a highly recognized music publication and longtime authority on music charts. Each year the music publication honors a “Woman of the Year” on its cover to highlight a female artist who is conquering the music industry. But after one tweet pointed out that the list of honorees over the decade was majorly lacking […]

Tank: Men giving oral sex to men does not make them gay; Twitter reacts (video)

R&B crooner Tank caused quite the ruckus on social media after suggesting that a man giving another man oral sex more than once does not define his sexual orientation. Tank appeared on Angela Yee’s “Lip Service” podcast as he made the promotional rounds for his album Elevation. Yee, one of the stars of “The Breakfast […]

Nicki Minaj fans celebrate her earning more than Cardi B on ‘Forbes’ list

Many people were surprised that femcee Nicki Minaj hauled in a bigger bag than her counterpart – some say arch-nemesis – Cardi B despite the fact that Cardi seemingly had a much more successful year with singles, albums, awards and concert appearances. In fact, Minaj, 36, recently announced that she is taking a moratorium from […]

The Weeknd clowned hard on Twitter for radical hairstyle change (photos)

For urbanites, the most shocking aspect of the Toronto International Film Festival was not any particular movie or some gaffe on the red carpet, but the debut of the new hairstyle and look rocked by R&B crooner, The Weeknd.  The court of public opinion has returned its verdict and they rendered the “I Can’t Feel […]

Twitter torches TLC’s Chilli for dissing look-a-like fan

Singer Chilli is being grated like an onion on Black Twitter after a fan who bears a resemblance to the “Scrubs” singer brought it to her attention, only to be dissed by the TLC band member. Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas, 48, is a member of one of the best-selling girl groups of all time as TLC […]