Olivia Smith

Olivia Smith is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in San Francisco, she covers events, entertainment, fashion, and technology. She also serves as a Voices contributor at PopSugar.

Taylor Swift to Headline Glastonbury Festival and She’s One of Very Few Women Given That Honor

On December 15th, Taylor Swift announced she would be headlining the 2020 50th anniversary Glastonbury music festival, performing on Sunday night. Swift will be the first female headliner since Adele in 2016, joining her on a remarkably short list of female headliners. This is another addition to Swift’s up-and-coming 2020 tour. I’m ecstatic to tell you that I’ll be headlining Glastonbury on its 50th anniversary – See you there! 💋 pic.twitter.com/2gJ40mEiDH — Taylor Swift...

Harvey Weinstein Strikes Back: He Wants to Be Remembered Ahead of Trial, But Does It Really Matter?

Feeling Forgotten? In an interview given to the New York Post last week, Harvey Weinstein claims his achievements in the film industry have been forgotten just weeks before he is set to go on trial for rape, amongst other legal charges. After a year’s worth of silence with the press, Weinstein finally chose to speak out against those speculating that he has been “exaggerating his back problems.” The interview itself has since been widely criticized as arrogant, self-centered,...

Instagram is Going Through Changes, and So Are Its Users

In the last year, Instagram has announced significant changes to its platform in the hopes of making the Instagram experience safer and more pleasant.  Fact-Checking “Fake News” In a company statement on Monday, Facebook announced that Instagram would be expanding its use of third-party fact-checkers in an effort to combat the era of misinformation and “fake news.” Under this system, if the content is deemed “false” or partly false by any of the...

Beginning in 2020, Xbox Gamers Can “Power Up” With the New Xbox Series X

Earlier this week, the Xbox community was given an early gift with the company announcing its “fastest, most powerful console ever” which claims will “set a new bar for performance, speed, and compatibility, allowing the gamer to bring their gaming legacy, thousands of games from three generations and more forward with them — meet the Xbox Series X. Previously called “Project Scarlett”, the new console, now dubbed Xbox Series X, was premiered on December 12 with a dynamic and...

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