#BlackOutTuesday sweeps social media as U.S. street protests escalate

(Reuters) – The hashtag #BlackOutTuesday became the top trending item on Twitter as hundreds of thousands of businesses and individuals, including TV channels and celebrities, posted black screen shots... Read more »

Julia Roberts, other stars hand over social-media spotlight to health experts

(Reuters) – Actors Julia Roberts, Hugh Jackman and Millie Bobby Brown are among the celebrities who will turn over their social media accounts to health experts to share facts... Read more »

Spotify new home for Joe Rogan’s podcast, shares jump

(Reuters) – Spotify Technology SA said on Tuesday comedian Joe Rogan’s podcast will be available on the music streaming platform starting Sept. 1 and will become an exclusive later... Read more »

Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin open their lives for candid new series

FILE PHOTO: Singer Justin Bieber and his wife Hailey Baldwin pose at the premiere for the documentary television series “Justin Bieber: Seasons” in Los Angeles, California, U.S., January 27,... Read more »

Oprah, Julia Roberts lead ‘Call to Unite’ 24-hour global livestream

FILE PHOTO: Oprah Winfrey speaks at the opening celebration of the Statue of Liberty Museum on Liberty Island in New York, U.S., May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Demetrius Freeman LOS ANGELES... Read more »

Kept home by COVID-19, U.S. politics goes virtual with digital dance parties and avatars

(Reuters) – When stay-at-home orders sparked by the coronavirus forced him to find new ways to reach young voters ahead of the November U.S. election, Felix Clarke turned to... Read more »

April Fools! K-Pop star pranks his fans that he has coronavirus

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean K-Pop star on Wednesday pulled an April Fool’s prank announcing that he had contracted coronavirus, and later removed the Instagram post after triggering... Read more »

Full steam ahead for UK model railway buffs, despite coronavirus

A model of a small-town railway station called Cheadle Hill, an OO gauge layout made by Paul Willard in his garage in Stockport, Britain, in this undated handout photo.... Read more »

From Colbert to Shakespeare, the show must go on(line)

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Jimmy Kimmel is streaming nightly monologues from home, Willie Nelson and John Legend are playing music online, and Broadway stars like Idina Menzel are singing... Read more »

Breakdancing opera star uses Instagram to promote classical music

KATOWICE, Poland (Reuters) – With close to 60,000 Instagram followers, Polish opera singer and breakdancer Jakub Jozef Orlinski says he is trying to use social media to break down... Read more »