The Buzz : Everything You Need To Know Today Jan 22nd

Merge 104.8  |  22 January 2023

Instagram is rolling out a new feature called “quiet mode,” which aims to help users focus and set boundaries with their friends and followers. When quiet mode is enabled, notifications will be paused. If someone sends a direct message during this time, Instagram will automatically send an auto-reply saying that the sender is in “quiet mode”.


Prosecutors are going to charge Alec Baldwin with two counts of involuntary manslaughter over the deadly shooting of Halyna Hutchins. The accidental shooting resulted in her death after she was struck by a live round from a prop gun that he was holding. Attorneys have accused Alec Baldwin of deflecting blame.


Netflix has just added one of the best sci-fi movies of recent years. It’s called Vesper, and is set after the collapse of the Earth’s ecosystem. It follows a 13-year-old girl as she uses her survival skills to support her and her father in a strange and dangerous new world.