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One Direction’s online feud with Zayn is causing some emotional freakouts


Zayn Malik's decision to leave One Direction was distressing enough, but now, the singer and his former bandmates are publicly feuding online.

And heartbroken fans are helplessly watching the drama unfold.

Malik, who already has a solo song, replied to what appears to be a subtweet directed toward him, sent by One Direction's Louis Tomlinson. For those who haven't been following the story closely (seriously, though, what else has even been going on?), here's a comprehensive guide

It started on Monday, when 1D's Liam Payne Instagrammed a video with the caption "New fifth member? I think so,"suggesting that an unidentifiable man singing Aerosmith's "Don't Want to Miss a Thing" at karaoke should be Malik's replacement. Read more...

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YouTube’s first North American FanFest attracts thousands, but wants to stay ‘grassroots’

TORONTO — In a white-and-red room replete with YouTube branding, jars of chewy berry candy and T-shirt-clad publicists, a group of camera-ready millennials flash their pearly whites as they pose for a selfie. While they're not boldfaced names among people your parents' age, these YouTube personalities attracted thousands to the video-sharing website's first-ever North American FanFest in downtown Toronto on Saturday. The one-day live event, which featured 16 of YouTube's most popular vloggers from Canada and abroad, followed previous FanFests in Asia that each drew thousands of screaming admirers Read more... More about Youtube, Film, Music, Tv, and Social Media