Hello fellow citizens of the internet! Andrew here. Welcome to today’s edition of web_crawlr.
We crawled the web for you today and our top stories are about: a viral video of a woman finding out she was paying a majority of the rent unknowingly, people dunking on Disney’s upcoming Hercules remake, an Uber Eats customer’s greatest fear, and a That One Sound column from our Senior Reporter Audra.
After that, our Tech Reporter Mikael has his weekly “One Dumb Conspiracy” column.
Quick programming note: Our Senior Culture Editor Tiffany will be guiding you through the online discourse for a little bit. See you in a few days!
⚡ Today’s top stories
A woman cried in a viral video after finding out she was unknowingly paying the majority of rent for an apartment unit she shares with a roommate.
‘Finally, Disney knows what we want’: People are dunking on Disney’s TikTok-inspired ‘Hercules’ remake
The upcoming Hercules remake is going in a more experimental direction—but fans still aren’t happy.
A repeat Uber Eats customer lived out many customers’ greatest fear of being recognized by their food deliverer.
🎶 THAT ONE SOUND
The simple pleasure of the ‘It’s a chicken salad’ TikTok
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🔍 One Dumb Conspiracy
Debunking the biggest conspiracy theories about the Pelosi attacker
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🕸️ Crawling the web
Here is what else is happening across the ‘net.
🍟 People are less than impressed with Taco Bell’s limited-time only TRUFF fries.
☕ We’ve all been there. A Starbucks worker shared why she is thinking of quitting after having to close the store alone.
🍗 One TikToker isn’t happy with Zaxby’s chicken tenders, and his video rant prompted others to agree that the restaurant chain’s quality has gone down over the years.
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🍴 Starting one thing and being told all of sudden to do it differently can be a frustrating experience, and it’s something food service workers continually encounter.
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👋 Before you go
In a video with almost 19 million views, TikToker Marie Dee (@notmariedee) claims she was sent home by “the HR girl” because her outfit was “too revealing and distracting.” The outfit is a bodycon black dress.
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