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Twitter's Product Manager, Aliza Rosen , announced the social media platform has expanded its character limit from 140 to 280, so "every person around the world could express themselves easily in a Tweet ". "Since we saw Tweets hit the character limit less often, we believe people spent less time editing their Tweets in the composer", said Rosen. It shouldn't be a surprise that even a company built on language limitations has relaxed them, said Deborah Tannen, professor of linguistics at ...
  • Taylor Swift's new song 'Call It What You Want' has arrived

    Taylor Swift's new song 'Call It What You Want' has arrived

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    It's the fourth single to be cut from the album, following 'Look What You Made Me Do' , 'Ready For It' , and 'Gorgeous' . And one that followed said,"Holding my breath / Slowly I said / "You don't need to sav me". Swift also referred to the Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk actor as a guy with "ocean blue eyes" in her single, "Gorgeous", which she released last month.
  • Daylight Saving Time an opportunity to check your sleep habits

    Daylight Saving Time an opportunity to check your sleep habits

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    Daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday. Hmm. how to spend it, how to spend it? Can you believe it's already time to set your clocks back? You could call your mother. Some 70 countries around the world use daylight saving time. Originally adopted in Europe and the U.S.to save energy during World War I , daylight saving time has always been controversial, The Washington Post noted growing research now shows switching the clocks twice a year saves little, if any, energy.
  • Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet secretly Wednesday

    Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet secretly Wednesday

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    County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk's office, one week before they said "I do!" Jason Momoa gained fame for his performance in the television series Game of Thrones where he played the role of Khal Drogo. In fact, he had always wanted to work with her, which they later finally did when they played lovers in the film "Road to Paloma". During an interview in 2013, Jason said, "My wife being a very pretty woman and I love her".
  • Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber spotted riding bikes, getting cozy in LA

    Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber spotted riding bikes, getting cozy in LA

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    Given that the two have reconnected over the last few weeks, it's no surprise that Bieber wants her back. Those close to Gomez believe that the actress may get back together with Bieber, who she dated on and off from 2011-2014. In spite of the fact that nothing is authentic yet, Bieber is clearly resolved to win back her heart. They have so much to catch up on. Selena is the one who got Justin involved in this church.
  • Prue Leith LEAKS GBBO victor

    Prue Leith LEAKS GBBO victor

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    Prue Leith mistakenly sent a congratulatory tweet to the victor of the show, which was hastily deleted. Leith came under fire from fans of the hugely popular baking show when she accidentally revealed the victor hours before the finale was due to air on Channel 4 .
  • Driver killed after boy jumps from overpass onto vehicle in Virginia

    Driver killed after boy jumps from overpass onto vehicle in Virginia

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    Police say the incident is being investigated as an attempted suicide. Police say a 12-year-old boy jumped from an overpass above Interstate 66 in northern Virginia and fell onto a vehicle, killing the driver. Marisa Harris , 23, was studying to be a counselor to help troubled children, her family said. Lisa Jackson-Cherry, a professor at Marymount, said Harris showed great promise as a counselor.
  • London's Old Vic theatre reacts with 'dismay' to Kevin Spacey claim

    London's Old Vic theatre reacts with 'dismay' to Kevin Spacey claim

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    House Of Cards could still be in line for a spin-off series despite the news that the Netflix show will end after its sixth series. But Netflix had already made a decision to end the show and was pursuing a spinoff. "Media Rights Capital and Netflix are deeply troubled by last night's news concerning Kevin Spacey ", the companies said on Monday. The network announced that the Emmy-nominated political drama's final episodes, starring Spacey and Robin Wright as ruthless political ...
  • Selena Gomez Opens Up About Life-Saving Kidney Transplant In First Interview

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    Along with actress and friend Francia Raísa , who donated a kidney to her, Gomez, 25, told how life has changed since her death scare. But she was living with Raisa at the time, and one day, Gomez just broke down and told her everything. "Guthrie said: "You feel like Francia saved your life?" before Gomez responded: "'Because she did. The recovery process was "humbling" and "brutal".
  • Andy Cohen responds to Kathy Griffin's slams on social media

    Andy Cohen responds to Kathy Griffin's slams on social media

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    Ms. Griffin said on Twitter that Mr. Cohen was her boss for a decade. "Both times I did the show, right before we went live, Andy Cohen privately asked me in an office if I wanted to do blow", she alleged. He is NOT kidding w paps. Griffin said: 'He really harassed me and treated me really poorly. Cohen hasn't commented on Griffin's YouTube charges.
  • Rose McGowan was 'offered $1m' to stay quiet about Harvey Weinstein

    Rose McGowan was 'offered $1m' to stay quiet about Harvey Weinstein

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    Through her legal counselor, McGowan said "somebody close" to Weinstein offered her $1 million in quiet cash in late September, which would have been in return for consenting to a nondisclosure arrangement. Representatives for McGowan and Weinstein did not immediately return requests for comment. She was referred to a lawyer specializing in sexual harassment and assault cases who, Ms.
  • Zachary Levi to play DC's

    Zachary Levi to play DC's "Shazam!"

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    Warner Bros.is looking to start filming Shazam! at the turn of the calendar year, so it is great to finally know who will be leading the film, and knowing it is in more than capable hands. Following Friday night's announcement that Zachary Levi will take the lead in the David F. Sandberg-directed Shazam! Shazam is now in pre-production and is expected to start shooting in February .
  • Stranger Things Actor Barred Entry to US

    Stranger Things Actor Barred Entry to US

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    He was then denied entry to the United States - forcing him to miss the premiere of Stranger Things' second season - and was reportedly put on a plane back to London. Heaton, who plays Jonathan Byers on the hit Netflix show (which released its hotly-anticipated second season yesterday), was denied entry to the USA by airport officials after traces of the drug were discovered in his luggage.