The Buzz : Everything You Need To Know Today Aug 1st

Merge 104.8  |  01 August 2022

Pop star Shakira could face eight years in jail if she is convicted in a tax fraud case in Spain. She is charged with failing to pay the Spanish government 14.5 million euros in taxes between 2012 and 2014. Prosecutors said they would also seek a fine of 24 million euros.


Apple’s iOS 16 update is set to roll out later this year, but it won’t be available for everyone. This is because older iPhones will not be able to receive the update. If you have a device that was released before the iPhone 8 your phone will be unsupported and you won’t be able to download the new operating software or any updates.


Instagram is pausing a rollout of new features on its app following online backlash. One of the new features was an increase in recommended video content, to rival app TikTok. The display and feeds were also being criticised as users felt they were not seeing photos from friends and family as much. Instagram have said they want to “take the time” to get the changes right.

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