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Twitter could rise another 30% as ad spending is set to soar, Bank of America says

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. PRAKASH SINGH/AFP via Getty Images Twitter stock could rise by almost 30% to $90 per share, according to Bank of America analysts. BofA sees Twitter expanding in its advertising growth which took a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic. BofA reiterated its buy rating on the stock. See more stories on Insider's business page. Twitter stock could rise by about 30% as the social media platform stands to see further growth in advertising sales which have been recover...
Tags: Twitter, Trends, Markets, Bank Of America, Jack Dorsey, Twitter Ads, Afp, BofA, FactSet, Getty Images Twitter, Carla Mozee, Twitter earnings, Tech Stocks, Justin Post, Twitter Stock Price, Nasdaq 100


Duolingo’s bellwether IPO

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We were smaller team this week, with Natasha and Alex together with Chris to sort through yet another summer frenzy of a week. This time around we actually recorded live on Twitter Spaces, which was a first for the podcast. If you missed it, it’s probably because we didn’t promote the taping since it was just an experiment. Good news, though, is that it went well, ...
Tags: Apple, Fundings & Exits, Startups, Twitter, Europe, Tech, Eu, Venture Capital, Crypto, Bolt, Equity, Alex, Edtech, Duolingo, Clubhouse, Chris


Grimes and rapper Lil Uzi Vert claim he's in the process of 'legally' buying a planet, but experts say it's 'bogus'

Lil Uzi Vert performs onstage during the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival Daytime Stage Rich Fury/Getty Images for iHeartMedia On Thursday, Grimes said Lil Uzi Vert was buying WASP-127b, a planet that was discovered in 2016. Space law experts say it is not possible to own any land in outer space. But, over the past few decades many people have claimed to own land outside of Earth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Singer Grimes and rapper Lil Uzi Vert were trending on Twitter...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Science, News, Entertainment, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Travel, United Nations, Grimes, Quebec, Lil Uzi Vert, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Tesla CEO Elon Musk


2 Democrat Senators want to make Big Tech companies liable when their algorithms promote health misinformation

Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Samuel Corum/Pool/AFP Two Democratic senators introduced a bill called The Health Misinformation Act on Thursday. It would make social-media firms liable when algorithms promote misinformation during health emergencies. The Biden administration has argued with Facebook over its role in vaccine hesitancy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Ben Ray Luján introduced a on Thursday that, if passed into law, would make social media ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, News, Congress, Senate, US, America, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Biden, Misinformation, Kevin Martin


Snap soars 23% after a stunning Q2 earnings beat, while Twitter jumps 2%

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch/Lucas Jackson/Reuters Shares in Snap and Twitter jumped on Friday after both companies beat Q2 analyst forecasts. Snap's revenue came in at nearly $1 billion, compared to analyst expectations of $846 million. Twitter reported a 74% jump in revenue to $1.19 billion, higher than the expected $1.07 billion. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Snap and Twitter...
Tags: Twitter, Trends, Evan Spiegel, Jack Dorsey, Snap, Carson, Refinitiv, Shalini Nagarajan, Refinitiv Snap, Jack Dorsey Steve Jennings Getty, TechCrunch Lucas Jackson Reuters, Pearse Carson, Elon Musk Snap


Snap soars 23% after a stunning Q2 earnings beat, while Twitter jumps 4%

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch/Lucas Jackson/Reuters Shares in Snap and Twitter jumped on Friday after both companies beat Q2 analyst forecasts. Snap's revenue came in at nearly $1 billion, compared to analyst expectations of $846 million. Twitter reported a 74% jump in revenue to $1.19 billion, higher than the expected $1.07 billion. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Snap and Twitter...
Tags: Twitter, Trends, Evan Spiegel, Jack Dorsey, Snap, Carson, Refinitiv, Shalini Nagarajan, Refinitiv Snap, Jack Dorsey Steve Jennings Getty, TechCrunch Lucas Jackson Reuters, Pearse Carson, Elon Musk Snap


Snap soars 17% after a stunning Q2 earnings beat, while Twitter jumps 5%

Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch/Lucas Jackson/Reuters Shares in Snap and Twitter jumped on Friday after both companies beat Q2 analyst forecasts. Snap's revenue came in at nearly $1 billion, compared to analyst expectations of $846 million. Twitter reported a 74% jump in revenue to $1.19 billion, higher than the expected $1.07 billion. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Snap and Twitter...
Tags: Twitter, Trends, Snapchat, Evan Spiegel, Jack Dorsey, Snap, Carson, Refinitiv, Shalini Nagarajan, Refinitiv Snap, Jack Dorsey Steve Jennings Getty, TechCrunch Lucas Jackson Reuters, Pearse Carson, Elon Musk Snap


The wild life of billionaire Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who eats one meal a day, evangelizes about bitcoin, and had to defend his company in front of Congress

Jack Dorsey onstage at a bitcoin convention on June 4, 2021 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jack Dorsey cofounded Twitter in 2006, and the company has made him a billionaire. He is famous for his unusual life of luxury, including a daily fasting routine and regular ice baths. Dorsey holds two CEO jobs at Twitter and his payment company Square. Visit Business Insider's home page for more stories. From fighting armies of bots to quashing rumors about sending his beard hair to ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, South Korea, Twitter, New York Post, Japan, Elon Musk, Hollywood, Obama, Congress, Washington, Cbs News, Life, Senate, White House


Elon Musk asked Jack Dorsey whether Twitter would let advertisers pay in Bitcoin. Dorsey dodged the question.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk (left) and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images/Joe Raedle/Getty Images Elon Musk and Jack Dorsey appeared on a panel on Wednesday to discuss the future of bitcoin. Musk asked Dorsey if Twitter could start accepting bitcoin from advertisers. Dorsey said it was a good idea - but didn't say whether Twitter would actually do it. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk asked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey whether the social-media p...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, News, Advertising, Trends, Tesla, Bitcoin, Square, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrency, Musk, Dorsey, Steve Lee, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Tech Insider, Bitcoin Dorsey


Major Twitter hack in 2020 results in another arrest

Police in Spain have arrested a British man in connection with a major Twitter hack last year that targeted high-profile accounts as part of a Bitcoin scam.
Tags: Twitter, News, Trends, Social Media, Spain, Hack, Hackers, Online Security, Major Twitter


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says bitcoin's 'weird as hell' community inspires him and reminds him of the internet's early days

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey. MARCO BELLO/AFP via Getty Images Jack Dorsey cited the "weird as hell" bitcoin community as the reason for his support of the digital currency. The Twitter CEO chatted with Elon Musk Wednesday about all things bitcoin-related. Dorsey said bitcoin's "always evolving" network reminds him of the internet's early days. See more stories on Insider's business page. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said part of what drives his passion for bitcoin is its comm...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, News, Finance, Trends, Tesla, Bitcoin, Miami, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrency, Musk, Dorsey, Twitter Ceo, Steve Lee, Tech Insider, Cathie Wood


How to search through someone's tweets and find anything they've tweeted

NurPhoto/Getty Images You can use Twitter's advanced search tools to search through someone's tweets. Use this tool when you want to find what someone has tweeted about a specific topic, or to track down a specific tweet they made. When searching, you can also set a date range and only get tweets sent on those dates. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. Twitter's default search function can be great for seeing the general consensus on a topic, or findin...
Tags: Twitter, Trends, Tweets, Social Media, Search, Twitter Users, Tech Insider, Tech Reference, Tech How To, William Antonelli, Twitter accounts, Social Media (Reference


Top Stories this AM: Hannity says he believes in 'the science of vaccination; MTG suspended from Twitter over COVID comments; the great Bitcoin slide;

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know.For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here.What's going on today: A Bitcoin bust. Bitcoin slides below $30,000 as fears mount over surging COVID-19 cases - and now trades 55% below its record high. The broad sell-off fueled a $98 billion decline in the entire cryptocurrency market's value, according to data from CoinMarketCap.Sean Hannity: "I believe in the science of v...
Tags: Twitter, News, US, Newsletter, Trends, Georgia, Fox, Pennsylvania, Gop, Arizona, Fox News, Biden, Mccarthy, Indiana University, HANNITY, MTG


Marjorie Taylor Greene suspended from Twitter for claiming COVID-19 is 'not dangerous' to most people

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene has gained notoriety for peddling baseless conspiracy theories. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Marjorie Taylor Greene was suspended from Twitter for 12 hours for COVID-19 misinformation. She said, falsely, that the virus is only dangerous to older and obese people. On a Facebook live, she misrepresented her statements and said she was being "canceled." See more stories on Insider's business page. Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene was suspended from Twitter...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Science, Media, Cdc, America, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, News UK, Greene, Matt Gaetz, COVID, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Mia Jankowicz


Apple is delaying its office return by at least a month because of rising COVID-19 cases, report says

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Frazer Harrison/FilmMagic Apple is delaying its office return by at least one month, to October, Bloomberg reports. Apple announced in June it wanted staff in the office three days a week from September. Sources told Bloomberg Apple was delaying the office return because of rising COVID-19 cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple is delaying its office return by at least a month, sources told Bloomberg.Apple plans for staff to return to the office i...
Tags: Apple, Twitter, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Remote Work, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, World Health Organization, Silicon Valley, Apple Microsoft, Twitter and Facebook, Bloomberg Apple, Tech Insider, Apple Slack


10 Things in Politics: COVID recovery now on shaky ground

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:The Dow had its worst day of the year amid renewed COVID-19 fears3 GOP lawmakers named to the Capitol riot committee voted against certifying election resultsInside the push to help Trump find a new social-media homeWhat we're watching today: Jeff Bezos has said he isn't just one of the "rich guys on a j...
Tags: Energy, Twitter, Hollywood, Washington Post, Senate, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Canada, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, House, Arizona, Fox News


Robinhood targets IPO valuation up to $35B amid warning that crypto incomes are slipping

Robinhood released an S-1/A filing detailing its first IPO price range this morning. The company first filed to go public in early July after raising billions earlier in the year. The well-known U.S. consumer fintech giant intends to sell shares in its public market debut at a price between $38 and $42 per share. Robinhood is selling 52,375,000 in its IPO, worth $2.0 billion to $2.2 billion. Another 2,625,000 are being offered by existing shareholders, while its underwriting banks have the optio...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Twitter, Tech, United States, S-1, Robinhood, Initial Public Offering, Valuation, The Exchange, First Robinhood, EC Newsletter, EC Fintech


Angela Merkel's successor caught laughing on camera while visiting devastating German flood scenes

Armin Laschet, leader of the German CDU party, caught laughing on camera on July 17, 2021. Deutsche Welle Angela Merkel's successor was laughing on camera while visiting a flood-ravaged town in Germany. Armin Laschet of the German CDU party apologized on Saturday after severe online backlash. Germany is set to vote at upcoming elections in September. See more stories on Insider's business page. Angela Merkel's potential successor apologized on Saturday after he was caught laug...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Colorado, Germany, Angela Merkel, Trends, News UK, Belgium, Merkel, Flooding, Cdu, Reuters, Frank Walter Steinmeier, North Rhine Westphalia, Jeremy Cliffe, Armin Laschet


Just 12 people are responsible for the majority of COVID-19 conspiracy theories online, study finds. JFK's anti-vaxxer nephew is one of the 'disinformation dozen.'

The disinformation dozen, which includes Robert F. Kennedy Jr, are twelve anti-vaxxers who play leading roles in spreading digital misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines. Getty Images 12 people are responsible for the majority of COVID-19 disinformation shared online, according to a new study. The CCDH found that 65% of anti-vaccine posts on Facebook and Twitter could be attributed to the "disinformation dozen." The disinformation dozen includes a bodybuilder, a wellness blogger, and JFK&...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Science, Technology, News, Instagram, Trends, News UK, Conspiracy Theorists, Jfk, Misinformation, Facebook Instagram Twitter, Robert F Kennedy Jr, Anti-vaxxers, Kelly Brogan, Coronavirus


CDC should admit it was wrong and urge vaccinated Americans to wear masks again, says former surgeon general who served under Trump

Former President Donald Trump watches as former US Surgeon General Jerome Adams holds up his face mask in April 2020. AP Photo/Alex Brandon Former Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams on Saturday said the CDC should advise mask wearing. Adams said "the emerging data suggests CDC should be advising to vax it AND mask it." CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky on Friday said it's become a "pandemic of the unvaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Surgeon General Dr....
Tags: Twitter, Cdc, US, Trends, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Adams, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Jerome Adams, Alex Brandon, Tony Fauci, COVID, Rochelle Walensky, Walensky, Kevin Shalvey


Some Apple staff have reportedly quit because of the company's stance against remote working

Apple CEO Tim Cook. Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images Apple employees feel the company is cracking own on remote work, the Verge reports. From September Apple will require employees to come into the office three days a week. 10 employees reportedly said they're quitting or know someone who is because of Apple's position. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple's hard line on remote working is prompting some employees to quit and ot...
Tags: Apple, Work From Home, Facebook, Twitter, News, Trends, Remote Work, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, Biden, Tech Insider, The Verge, Getty Images Apple, Verge Apple, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Tim Cook Karl Mondon


Some Apple staff have quit because of the company's stance against remote working, a report says

Tim Cook, Apple's CEO. Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images Apple employees feel the company is cracking down on remote work, The Verge reports. From September, Apple plans to require employees to come into the office three days a week. Ten employees say they're quitting or know someone who is because of Apple's position. See more stories on Insider's business page. Apple's hard line on remote working is prompting some employees to quit and ...
Tags: Apple, Work From Home, Facebook, Twitter, News, Trends, Remote Work, Tim Cook, Silicon Valley, Biden, Tech Insider, Getty Images Apple, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Hybrid Work


Jack Dorsey's Square is building a bitcoin-inspired financial services business

Square CEO Jack Dorsey speaks at the Bitcoin 2021 Convention in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jack Dorsey said Square is creating a new business inspired by bitcoin. It will be aimed at developers who are building financial services products, he said. Dorsey said its name is TBD but didn't clarify if that's the actual name. See more stories on Insider's business page. Square is building a new business to help bitcoin developers build financial services products, CEO J...
Tags: Twitter, San Francisco, Trends, Square, Jack Dorsey, Dorsey, Miami Florida, Kate Duffy, Mike Brock, Strategic Development Group, TBD Square, Tidal Cash App


Elon Musk doesn't care if the Cybertruck flops

FILE PHOTO: News: Tesla Cybertruck Reuters Elon Musk doesn't care if the Cybertruck doesn't sell, he said Thursday. The Tesla CEO admitted the truck looks like nothing else on the market today. Musk also took a swipe at the other truck makers, saying all their models look the same. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk dismissed criticism of the Tesla Cybertruck on Thursday following an article from that compared the futuristic vehicle to "a one-off Hot Whee...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Dodge, Detroit, Musk, Austin Texas, Healey, TTAC, Tech Insider, DOMINICK REUTER, Tim Healey


The creator of dogecoin says he will never return to crypto and the market's main purpose is to make its proponents richer via tax avoidance and light regulation

Yuriko Nakao/Getty Images Jackson Palmer, the co-creator of dogecoin, took to Twitter this week to shares his thoughts on crypto. He said he would not return to the space and added cryptocurrencies are an inherently right-wing, hyper-capitalistic technology. Cryptocurrencies, he said, are controlled by a powerful cartel of wealthy figures. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Jackson Palmer, the co-creator of dogecoin, blasted the cryptocurrency spac...
Tags: Twitter, Trends, Palmer, Markus, Jackson Palmer, Billy Markus, Isabelle Lee, Yuriko Nakao Getty, CoinGecko, Opening Bell Jackson Palmer


Clippy the paperclip could soon return to Microsoft Office as an emoji after Twitter and Instagram users voiced their approval

Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates and former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at Clippy's retirement party in 2001. STAN HONDA/AFP via Getty Images Microsoft's Clippy, the cartoon paperclip helper, might come back as an emoji, the company said. More than 320,000 users across Twitter and Instagram have said they want to bring Clippy back. Clippy was added to Microsoft Office in 1997 as a virtual assistant. See more stories on Insider's business page. Clippy the paperclip could soon return...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Twitter, News, Instagram, Microsoft, Office, Trends, Bill Gates, Microsoft Office, Emoji, Jeff Bezos, Clippy, Verge Microsoft, Tech Insider, Register


Top 100 Banks Using Social Media for the Second Quarter of 2021

The top 100 banks using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram ranked by Likes, Views and Followers for the second quarter of 2021. The post Top 100 Banks Using Social Media for the Second Quarter of 2021 appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Finance, Facebook Twitter YouTube, Social Media Power 100


Top 100 Credit Unions Using Social Media for the Second Quarter of 2021

The top 100 credit unions using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram ranked by Likes, Views and Followers for the second quarter of 2021. The post Top 100 Credit Unions Using Social Media for the Second Quarter of 2021 appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Finance, Facebook Twitter YouTube, Social Media Power 100, Credit Unions Using Social Media


Top 100 Banks On Twitter for the Second Quarter of 2021

The top 100 banks on Twitter ranked by the total number of their Followers through the second quarter of 2021. The post Top 100 Banks On Twitter for the Second Quarter of 2021 appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
Tags: Twitter, Finance, Social Media Power 100


Top 100 Credit Unions On Twitter for the Second Quarter of 2021

The top 100 credit unions on Twitter ranked by the total number of their Followers through the second quarter of 2021. The post Top 100 Credit Unions On Twitter for the Second Quarter of 2021 appeared first on The Financial Brand - Banking Trends, Analysis & Insights.
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