Three of Christopher Nolan’s biggest films – The Dark Knight, Inception, and The Prestige – were shown in the game’s Party Royale mode. What players saw, and at what time, depended on what country you’re in.
Fortnite’s first attempt on Friday largely went well, with US viewers enjoying Inception, while UK audiences saw The Prestige. Viewers described it as “more fun” than a real cinema.
Facebook Change Moderation Policy Amid Surge in Support of Boycott
The more hands-on approach comes as the social media firm is under pressure to improve how it moderates the content on its platform.
In a speech on Friday, Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg defended the firm’s record of taking down hate speech. But he said the firm was tightening its policies to “address the reality of the challenges our country is facing and how they’re showing up across our community”.
More than 90 advertisers have joined a boycott of the site, which now includes Coca Cola, Ben and Jerrys, North Face and Unilever.
New figures from Barnardo’s reveal there were 584 referrals to the charity’s fostering services in the region between March and April, up from 418 for the same period in 2019. The number of enquiries from people looking to become foster parents for the charity fell from 47 to 19 – a dramatic 60 per cent drop.
Barnardo’s chief executive Javed Khan said: “The Coronavirus pandemic has hit vulnerable families the hardest, with many reaching crisis point. This has created a state of emergency, as more children than ever need a safe and loving foster family, while fewer adults are coming forward as potential foster carers.