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Jul 20

Five events everyone will be talking about tonight.
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5@5: SP and Cass Talk The 5 Stories You Should Know

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Twitter Is Handing Out Verified Checks Like Candy Now

Twitter's blue verified check has typically been reserved for celebrities, journalists, politicians, athletes and ~*~*~The Influential~*~ as a means of identity protection, because (let's be real) they're important enough to need identity protection online. Starting today, we're all ~*~influential~*~; The company announced a new

application process that'll allow all

users to obtain a verified check.

According to Twitter’s VP of User Services Tina Bhatnagar, the process will help “people finding great, high-quality accounts to follow, and for these creators and influencers to connect with a broader audience." Previously, Twitter manually verified the accounts at its own discretion.

The company says it has about 187,000 verified accounts, but around 310 million monthly active users. Badge of honor no more, bbys! Starting today blue checks are available to users with a verified phone number, email address, profile photo, and additional information on why verification is necessary. Twitter will still select an account to be verified if it is "determined to be of public interest."

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Indie Brand Tuesday Bassen Calls Out Zara For Jacking Designs

via: Instagram

And Zara give no fucks. (Via: Jezebel)

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What's Worse, Plagiarism Or Melania Trump Being A Michelle Obama Fan?

via: twitter

Someone had to take the fall for Melania Trump, and it was definitely not going to be Donald. Today, Meredith McIver, a former ballerina and in-house staff writer for the Trump Organization, has released a statement taking responsibility for Melania Trump’s copy and paste scandal.

McIver admits that over the phone, Melania read some passages from Michelle Obama's speech as an example, McIver paraphrased these lines but failed to check the First Lady's speeches. Sis....WYD?!

But the best part of the mea culpa is when McIver confirms that Melania is in fact a fan of First Lady, which totally on brand with Donald Trump's anti-Obama stance!!! SIS, WYD?! Read the full statement above. (via: NYT)

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BLUE IVY FOR PRESIDENT

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Jul 20, 2016

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Swagger NYC

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