Lily Allen attacked our ‘insane’ species, Twitter, sped up pop songs
next stay away from social media, Lily Allen Offers Twitter and speeds up pop songs. part of her heart.
The 37-year-old Smile singer announced last month that she would be taking a break from updating her 5 million Twitter followers for the time being because she wanted to “focus” on her work.
But beloved singer Lily is online again. Contents of her Twitter feeda species of humanity, sped up a pop song in a recent post.
The Not Fair hitmaker cited sped-up pop songs on the radio as a symbol of how “crazy” humanity has become.
But more seriously, the singer wondered why her Twitter feed was filled with violent videos.
Take advantage of the platform recently acquired by Tesla mogul for around £36 billion Elon MuskLily wrote:
“Also why is my feed full of videos of people being beaten up in public places? I don’t follow the accounts posting these videos. I hate it here
Violent videos are similar in that the recipient of the beating usually confronts the perpetrator in some way and usually watches this attack take place and does nothing/say nothing to stop it. I’m here.
“It’s interesting on a metaphorical level, and I wonder who’s pushing these videos for what?” [sic]
Some fans jumped in to help Lily filter Twitter recommendations. Because they suggested that the “For you” feed would include this type of video, while the “Following” feed would generally stick to posts from followers.
One wrote: Don’t trust Twitter to dictate what you see.
“Switch your feed from ‘For You’ to ‘Follow’ – get rid of all the traumatic and infuriating recommendations.
Twitter’s “Sensitive Media” rules state, “You may not post overly cruel media or share violent or adult content in your live videos, profiles or header images.
“Media depicting sexual violence and/or assault is also not permitted. learn more.’
Last month, Lily told her Instagram followers that she was taking a social media break to focus on “what’s really great at work.”
“It’s getting harder and harder to concentrate these days because of the phone,” she began.
“There are some really great things about the job, but I want to properly honor these commitments and everyone involved.
“That means moving away from this.”
Metro.co.uk reached out to Twitter for comment.
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