Voters braced for deluge of Facebook and Instagram messages as political ad spend increases

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Spending on Facebook and Instagram advertising by the two main political parties is more than 10 times higher this year compared to the start of 2023, Sky News can reveal.

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Taylor Swift Drops ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ As Surprise Double Album [Video]

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Taylor Swift Drops , ‘The Tortured Poets Department’ , As Surprise Double Album. Swift's new music dropped early on April 19, but fans got way more than they were expecting, Deadline reports. . It’s a 2am surprise: The Tortured Poets Department is a secret DOUBLE album, Taylor Swift, via Instagram. I’d written so much tortured poetry in the past 2 years and wanted to share it all with you, so here’s the second instalment of TTPD: The Anthology. 15 extra songs. And now the story isn’t mine anymore… it’s all yours, Taylor Swift, via Instagram. In a previous post, Swift described her new music as, , “An anthology of new works that reflect events, opinions and sentiments from a fleeting and fatalistic moment in time – one that was both sensational and sorrowful in equal measure.”. This period of the author’s life is now over, the chapter closed and boarded up. There is nothing to avenge, no scores to settle once wounds have healed. , Taylor Swift, via Instagram. And upon further reflection, a good number of them turned out to be self-inflicted. , Taylor Swift, via Instagram. This writer is of the firm belief that our tears become holy in the form of ink on a page. Once we have spoken our saddest story, we can be free of it. And then all that’s left behind is the tortured poetry, Taylor Swift, via Instagram. Fans have been speculating about who two particular tracks — 'The Smallest Man Who Ever Lived' and "Guilty as Sin?' — are about. . Matt Healy and Joe Alwyn are names that have come up. Matt Healy and Joe Alwyn are names that have come up. Meanwhile, music journalists' reviews have been mixed when it comes to the double album drop. Taylor Swift's new album, 'The Tortured Poets Department,' is a boldly candid breakup album, with some of her most quotable lyrics ever, Chris Willman, senior music writer and chief music critic at 'Variety'. The intrigue in the lyrics is somewhat predicated on gossip and I found that after three or four listens to this album, or at least the first half, once you’ve drained the fact out of it, I wasn’t quite sure what the replay factor would be, Laura Snape, deputy music editor at 'The Guardian,' via Deadline

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