Britain has voted to part ways with the EU in a historic referendum. BBC correspondent to leave won by 51.9% to 48.1%, with Scotland and Northern Ireland, and vote for London to stay, and England and Wales to vote to leave the country campaign. The turnout was 71.8%, the highest rate in the elections, the United Kingdom since 1992.
In response to this finding that the financial markets were not expecting, the pound has fallen to its lowest level in 31 years against the dollar, reports The Associated Press. David Cameron has resigned as prime minister, saying: “I do not think I could be the captain to take the country to the next destination.”
Praised the UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage the result as “a victory for ordinary people, a victory for the people of decent,” and said that the June 23 “will go down in history as the day of independence we have,” the BBC.
US presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is currently in Scotland, welcomed the official reopening of his Trump Turnberry golf course, and also the decision of the United Kingdom of the European Union to leave in the function of Facebook. “The administration Trump vows to strengthen our relations with Britain, free and independent, and to deepen our relations in trade, culture, and mutual defense,” he wrote.
However, others are less cheerily responded. In a joint statement on Twitter, he said the leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, said he was “devastated” by the outcome. “Young people voted to remain a large margin, but was voted out. They were voting for their future, but has been taken of them,” he wrote.
J.K. Rowling, who was vocal “left” supporters, summed up the mood of many of the supporters of the E.U. Activists by tweeting, “I do not think I want ever more magical.”
NEW YORK –
Facebook said Tuesday it has signed a series of deals to pay celebrities and media companies to produce content for the service broadcasts and direct the new video.
Facebook said test program calls for “a relatively small number of partners, which include a wide range of content types from regions around the world,” receive “temporary financial support to encourage experimentation with this new format,” said in a statement.
The Wall Street Journal reported earlier that the social network has signed at least 140 contracts with a total value of more than $ 50 million as part of this effort.
The report said Facebook and partnership with media companies including The New York Times, CNN, Huffington Post and BuzzFeed However personalities, including actor Kevin Hart, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and his victory center Russell Wilson.
Facebook did not give details, but said a statement issued by Justin Osofsky, vice president of global operations, partnerships and media “were selected based on a variety of different factors,” the partners, including the ability to direct the production of content.
“, Which would be relevant use cases for a living, such as breaking news,” said Osofsky This includes the “public figure partners who have already shown an early interest directly on the air,” and others.
The newspaper said the 17 contracts valued at $ 1 million, at least, was part of an effort to boost Facebook Live, the new service that allows anyone to stream live content.
He said Facebook has yet how to monetize new video service determines he wants to develop a steady stream of content to attract more viewers.
BuzzFeed, which drew millions to live video of the experiment to blow up watermelons earlier this year, is scheduled to receive $ 3050000 and the New York Times $ 3050000, according to contracts reviewed by The Wall Street Journa