World A "French house" of influencers launches this weekend in Paris
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© Reuters / POOL Ceremony to mark the end of World War II in Paris Paris (Reuters) - The party of French President Emmanuel Macron loses its majority in parliament. Seven renegades from "La Republique En Marche" (LREM) joined the new group "Ecology, Democracy, Solidarity" on Tuesday, which brings 17 parliamentarians. LREM now only has 288 votes in the people's representation. A majority require 289 seats. When Macron took office in 2017, LREM had 314 MPs.
Nine young influencers will meet in a Parisian villa to propel their profiles on TikTok and Instagram, on the model of the "Hype house" which brings together the American stars of social networks.
From Friday to Sunday, Rafael Caplan (1.5 million fans on TikTok), Maxime Skye (640,000) or "Louisergt" (373,000) were invited by their agent for a first creative weekend, where they will multiply the challenges and choreographies viral, in these videos limited to 60 seconds.
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"Depending on the fallout, we will decide to settle down together at the start of the school year," said their agent, 18-year-old Imhotep Olympio, on Wednesday.
Several of these "collab houses" bringing together creators from YouTube or Instagram have been formed in recent years in the United States.
Since December 2019, the "Hype House" has been a hit on TikTok with twenty members among the biggest stars of the network, teenagers Charli D'Amelio, Chase Hudson or Addison Rae.
Each creator undertakes by contract to pay the agency a percentage of what he earns through his partnerships. "When you bring several creators together under one roof, it attracts more audience," said Olympio.
Three of the participants are still underage, so there will be "no alcohol, no drugs, no boyfriends," the officer said. "It's made to work, so that it is favorable to creativity".
Since the project's announcement on Sunday, relayed by its members, the group @thefrenchhouseparis has already gained 150,000 fans on Instagram and 300,000 on TikTok.
The social network of the Chinese group ByteDance, already very popular among the youngest, exploded during the confinement, notably attracting celebrities like Jennifer Lopez or Justin Bieber. Bytedance has just placed TikTok, the former head of Disney's streaming platforms (Disney +, Hulu and ESPN +), Kevin Mayer.
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The 1970s-set show, which premiered at Berlinale Series, is one of the first international acquisitions by the new SVOD service set up by French broadcasters TF1, M6 Group and France Télévisions to challenge Netflix.The French-language series premiered as part of the Berlinale Series program in February. Set in 1970s Quebec, it follows two couples that, after dropping their kids off at camp, are forced to confront the dire state of their married lives. But with divorce almost unheard of in the staunchly Catholic province, the couples instead explore other ways to reignite their passion. A series of drastic decisions later, and they are the most wanted criminal quartet in Quebec history.