A few years ago, the pressure to state your point and carry out a rational fight in 140 characters would have given anyone anxiety. But times are changing and so has celebrities' adeptness at using their twitter and Instagram accounts for warring purposes.
From plagiarism and cultural appropriation to race and gender in the music industry, celebrities have found their inner activist voice to cry out against unfairness in the world.
Admittedly, there are many reasons to celebrate the internet. But today, on International Internet Day 2015, we acknowledge its existence by taking a look at the absurd, funny and bizarre arguments that have taken place on social media.
When Nicki Minaj wasn't nominated for MTV VMA Video of the year award, 2015
Nicki Minaj was undoubtedly sour after her hit song "Anaconda" didn't get nominated for MTV VMA's Video of the Year, 2015. Nicki tweeted that only slim girls would win a nomination. However, Taylor interrupted Nicki's tweets and said, "I've done nothing but love & support you. It's unlike you to pit women against each other. Maybe one of the men took your slot..
When Floyd Mayweather asked 50 Cent to read between the lines
50 Cent's verbal assault at his former business partner and professional fighter Floyd Mayweather cannot be forgotten. In an Instagram video, the rapper said that he would give $750,000 to charity if the boxer could read one page of "Harry Potter." Floyd Mayweather responded by posting a picture to remind the rapper how rich he is.
When Kylie Jenner asked Amandla Stenberg to hang out with Jaden Smith
The youngest of the Kardashians/Jenners is known for flirting with new hairstyles. So when she posted a picture of her in cornrows, "The Hunger Games" star Amandla Stenberg accused her of appropriating black culture without helping black people. It seemed like Tyga's girlfriend had enough. She responded by saying, "Mad if I don't, Mad if I do.... Go hang w Jaden or something."
When Meek Mill dissed Drake for not writing his own lyrics
Nicki Minaj's boyfriend was pretty cheesed off when Canadian rapper Drake did not promote the former's new album. So Meek Mill decided to have it out on Twitter. He said that Drake uses a ghostwriter and revealed that he would have deleted Drake's verse in "R.I.C.O" if he knew that a ghostwriter was involved.
Stop comparing drake to me too.... He don't write his own raps! That's why he ain't tweet my album because we found out! ?— Meek Mill (@MeekMill) July 22, 2015
When Former Secretary of State Madaline Albright trolled on Conan O'Brian
When Conan O'Brian tweeted that he would be dressed as "Slutty Madaline Albright" for Halloween, the former Secretary of State, who served under Bill Clinton, bested his wit. She tweeted, "@ConanOBrien I'm considering going as hunky Conan O'Brien - but that might be too far fetched."