October Recap

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pink October - Boobies

On October 16 and on the occasion of pink October, the Luxembourg Ministry of Health decides to raise awareness with "boobies " in chocolate. Yes yes. These are in fact 8 breast -shaped chocolates that you can find in these boxes. The figure is not trivial since 1 out of 8 women is likely to contract breast cancer. Moreover, in order to make the population more aware, one of its 8 chocolates is "abnormal".

Kanye West - speak

the October 18, and after being banned from Twitter and Instagram, rapper Kanye West confirms the acquisition of speaking. The PARLIF PLANTE A in particular was accused of having helped the rioters to plan and to coordinate the takeover of the Capitol which took place on January 6, 2021. The acquisition was announced in an official press release published by the business. Note that the policy of freedom of expression of social networks has been under the spotlight for a few months.

Twitter - Elon Musk

The October 27, Elon Musk buys Twitter after months of negotiation, and conflicts between the billionaire and the social network. Musk therefore acquired Twitter at the initially agreed price of $ 44 billion. His first action was to return the boss of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, and two other leaders.

ipsos - social networks

October 27, October 27, Ipsos published a study called "French and information" which reveals that the French remain strongly attached to information, even if practices are evolving. The novelty ? The breakthrough of social networks as a source of information. Indeed, if the attraction for the press is maintained (46 % of French people consult newspapers and magazines), the influence of social networks is in very strong growth. Today, they are acclaimed by 41 % of French people.