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Homeowners ‘jab’ at anti-vaxxers with grim Halloween displays

One Twitter user showcased a series of human skulls situated next to front-yard gravestones inscribed with epitaphs such as, "Trusted Ivermectin more than science."
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Halloween, New York Post, Design, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, News Brief, Tiktok, Coronavirus, COVID


Homeowners ‘jab’ at anti-vaxxers with divisive Halloween displays

One Twitter user showcased a series of human skulls situated next to front-yard gravestones inscribed with epitaphs such as, "Trusted Ivermectin more than science."
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Halloween, New York Post, Design, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, News Brief, Tiktok, Coronavirus, COVID


How Zuckerberg, Bezos, Gates and others in the tech elite see themselves and the world

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's wealth increased substantially in 2020. Nick Wass/Associated Press From Elon Musk to Jeff Bezos, the tech elite is "a class for itself," according to a PLoS ONE study. One researcher said they deny their role in influencing democracy with their financial capital. The researchers claimed the tech elite's view of the world was shaped by a meritocratic ideology. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The tech elite is "a class for itself...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, UK, Design, Microsoft, Democracy, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Wealth, Language, Bill Gates


Watch Larry Page playfully kick Boston Dynamics' robotic dog before Google sold the firm to Softbank in a newly-surfaced video

Google cofounder Larry Page. Getty / Justin Sullivan A 2015 video shows Google cofounder Larry Page testing a robot dog made by Boston Dynamics. Google bought the firm in 2013 but sold it to Softbank in 2017 after its robotics dreams fizzled. Page can be seen kicking the robot, which is a standard testing method for robotic development. See more stories on Insider's business page. A video of Larry Page has surfaced on social media of Google's cofounder playing with Boston Dynamics...
Tags: Google, Twitter, News, Softbank, Careers, Trends, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Hyundai, Boston Dynamics, Boston Dynamics Google, Tech Insider, Katie Canales, Larry Page Getty Justin Sullivan


Goodbye off-season: How COVID has changed luxury rental hotspots

While popular summer destinations used to come with an off-season, large numbers of fall and winter renters are quickly changing the markets.
Tags: Lifestyle, Luxury, Luxury Lens, Rentals, Select, Cara Ameer, Coldwell Banker, Douglas Elliman, Facebook, Google, Nest Seekers, Noel Roberts, Twitter


A moment that changed me: I realised I had become a masochist – and quit Twitter

Social media brought me better jobs, close friends and love. But I was ignoring the ways in which the constant criticism and approval were shaping my lifeIn March 2009, I type in “twitter.com” and sign up for the next 12 years of my life. I am 20, in my first year of uni. I have three friends and hate it here. But, on Twitter, I can talk to real music journalists, my longed-for future people. Two years later, I move to London to work at NME. My social awkwardness makes life in a new city feel li...
Tags: Twitter, Technology, London, Internet, Thames, Social Media, Life and style, Digital Media, John, Nme


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 and Jack Dorsey's relationship is a rare example of tech CEOs supporting one another. Take a look at the evolution of their crypto bromance.

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images/Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk are vocal crypto enthusiasts and have been friendly to each other online. Dorsey has called Musk one of his favorite tweeters, and Musk has said Dorsey "has a good" heart. Their friendship stands out against other tech execs' feuds, like Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook's. See more stories on Insider's business page. Both Jack Dorsey and Elon Musk have emerged as quasi-bitcoin ambassadors, usi...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Elon Musk, News, Microsoft, Life, Trends, Tesla, Features, Bill Gates, Tim Cook, Square, Miami, The New York Times


Podcast #358: The Stranger in the Woods — The Story of the Last True Hermit

Editor’s Note: This is a rebroadcast. The episode originally aired in November 2017.  Have you ever just wanted to get in your car, drive off into the middle of nowhere, leave behind the hustle and bustle of civilization, and just be by yourself?  Well, in 1986 a man named Christopher Knight did just that and lived alone in the Maine woods without any, any human contact for 27 years until he was discovered in 2013. My guest today wrote a biography — The Stranger in the Woods — about this...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Podcast, Japan, England, Montana, Life, China, Stephen King, America, Reagan, Earth, United States, Maine, Marines


The internet’s not all bad: how a tweet led my dad to his dream job at Costco

After being laid off during Covid, my dad set his heart on a job at Costco. I told Twitter about it – cue a social media explosionNearly a year after he’d been laid off because of Covid, my dad – a jubilant, always-smiling, 58-year-old Michigander best known for befriending everyone he meets – told me he wanted to go back to work.Specifically, he wanted to work at Costco. Continue reading...
Tags: Twitter, Technology, Internet, Life and style, US news, Costco, Costco Continue


I tried, and failed, to earn a living as an influencer. Here are 5 hard lessons I learned after gaining and losing thousands of social-media followers.

Brian Patrick Byrne built a following by posting videos and tweets about BTS. Big Hit Music, Brian Patrick Byrne I gained tens of thousands of followers by creating content about K-pop group BTS. My biggest mistake was trying to change my brand in order to earn a living. I ultimately decided that my mental health was more important than being an influencer. See more stories on Insider's business page. In 2020, I lost my job and decided to spend my free time pursuing a dream I'd had...
Tags: Twitter, Music, Media, Youtube, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Brian, Hannah Hart, Max, Bts, Influencers, McDonald, DUBLIN Ireland, Mediabase


A room with a view: the Twitter account that spent a year staring into people’s homes

As the pandemic forced us inside and online, Room Rater was one Twitter account giving doomscrollers a well-needed levity break. A year on, co-founder Claude Taylor explains how he plans to keep goingWith its stately lamp and verdant window view, Hillary Clinton’s “Zoom room” is nicer than most. So when Room Rater – a Twitter account which scores the video conference backgrounds of high-profile figures – gave it nine out of 10 last spring, Clinton took her disappointment to social media: “I’ll k...
Tags: Twitter, Fashion, Technology, Internet, Social Media, Life and style, Hillary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Meryl Streep, Boris Johnson, Interiors, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Clinton, Zoom, Rater


Who needs Twitter? Trump wishes happy Easter to 'radical left crazies'

Ex-president marks holy day with brief, abusive statementTrump ‘money bomb’ raised millions from unwitting donorsDonald Trump is reportedly working on a social media platform of his own, after being banned from Twitter and Facebook for inciting the Capitol riot. Related: Dominion: will one Canadian company bring down Trump's empire of disinformation? Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Media, Republicans, Social Media, Life and style, World news, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Easter, Trump


Newly listed ‘vampire house’ features coffins, backyard cemetery

A decor of coffins, crosses and a backyard cemetery has made a seemingly inconspicuous house in Maryland go viral along with its agent.
Tags: Twitter, Maryland, Listings, Lifestyle, Oakland Raiders, Radio, New York Times, Agent, Slate, Baltimore Sun, RE/MAX, Taylor Lorenz, Billy Nicholson, Matt Godbey


‘That’s our bloody cat’: Man finds missing feline in a listing photo

After learning a neighbor had listed his home on the U.K. equivalent of Zillow, a London oncologist decided to take a peek — only to discover his lost cat in the listing photos.
Tags: Twitter, Technology, London, Lifestyle, Radio, Zoopla, Zillow, News Brief, Metro.co.uk, Michael Hubank, The Royal Marsden Hospital


A ‘not haunted’ house is trending on Twitter

A listing with a sign specifying that a house is definitely, positively "not haunted" is going viral on Twitter after a local resident captured it.
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Reddit, George Takei, Margot Bloomstein, News Brief, Finnis Shelnutt, Joy Sushinsky, Keller Williams Realty South Watuppa


Elon Musk's famous family includes a model, several millionaire entrepreneurs, and multiple sets of twins. Here are all the members of the Musk family tree.

Elon Musk with his mother, Maye Musk. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Elon Musk has a large family that includes multiple millionaire entrepreneurs. Musk himself has been married twice and has six sons, including a baby with his partner, Grimes. Musk also has two siblings who founded companies and a CoverGirl model mother. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Elon Musk has had a wild life, but he's not the only member of his family who launched businesses, made millions, or...
Tags: Transportation, Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, California, Life, Africa, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Paypal, Features, Canada, South Africa


Being Nice Is Overrated, but Kindness Is Essential

I follow good people on Twitter, and I’m quick to unfollow to keep it that way. When I open my Twitter feed, it’s usually a pleasant experience, because I’m careful about who I follow. I made the mistake the other day, though, of reading responses to a couple of good tweets. I was disappointed by what I read: accusations, assumptions about motive, and the least charitable reading of the original tweet possible. All of these were written by people who, from the context of their comments, claim...
Tags: Twitter, Featured, Life, Spirit, PAUL, Clinton Arnold, Christian Living


How mogul Merck Mercuriadis bought songs by Shakira, Neil Young, and Taylor Swift to grow a $1 billion company

Music mogul Merck Mercuriadis is the founder of the Hipgnosis Songs Fund. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW Hipgnosis, headed by Merck Mercuriadis, recently purchased songs from Shakira and Neil Young.  The company is shaking up music publishing with an approach that puts songwriters first.  Primarily seeking established artists, Mercuriadis and his team pay huge amounts for song rights. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Owning the rights to your music can be a c...
Tags: Twitter, Publishing, London, Taylor Swift, Entertainment, International, Careers, Toronto, Trends, Strategy, Investing, Merck, Neil Young, Bob Dylan, Rights, Shakira


I found peace in an unexpected corner of the internet: nun Twitter

Religious Twitter brings together nuns, monks, bishops and rabbis too and it may have something to teach usThere is a Rumi poem – it is my favourite. “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing,” writes the 13th-century mystic, “there is a field. I’ll meet you there.”I feel this way about religious Twitter. Continue reading...
Tags: Twitter, Media, Internet, Religion, Social Media, Life and style, Digital Media, Christianity, Rumi


'I get better sleep': the people who quit social media

Soo Youn is considering giving up the apps. She speaks to those who have already taken the plunge – with liberating resultsMy memory and recall are alarmingly good – borderline photographic. But when I used Instagram, I found it would short-circuit my recall in an alarming way. I’d be describing something mid-sentence and I’d just stop speaking, unable to finish. So I rarely use it.But my attention span – and my posture, eyes and sleep – are still being degraded by other technology and my depend...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Technology, Instagram, Social Networking, Social Media, Life and style, US news, Justine Haupt, Soo Youn


Real estate photographers robbed in broad daylight in San Francisco

The couple was driving from a photo shoot when someone smashed the window of their car and stole $7,000 worth of camera equipment. The driver of a Tesla caught it on video.
Tags: Twitter, Technology, Lifestyle, San Francisco, Radio, Markets & Economy, News Brief, ABC7


Rich Barton responds to SNL sketch comparing Zillow to phone sex

"You used to want sex, but you're in your late 30s now ... You need Zillow," according to a mock commercial that aired this weekend on Saturday Night Live.
Tags: Twitter, Video, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Saturday Night Live, Zillow, Dan Levy, News Brief, Rich Barton, Joy Ann Reid


Finesse raises $4.5M to predict fashion trends with AI

Finesse, a startup promising to take the guesswork and waste out of fashion, is announcing that it has raised $4.5 million in seed and pre-seed funding. Founder and CEO Ramin Ahmari said the tremendous waste in the fashion industry has become a badly-kept secret, with Burberry recently facing a backlash over its practice of burning unwanted products, and the industry as a whole producing an estimated 13 million tons of textile waste each year. Finesse is looking to change that, Ahmari said, in p...
Tags: TC, Twitter, Fashion, Instagram, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Burberry, Kylie Jenner, Alex Roetter, Kylie, Amazon Fashion, Marlon Nichols, Sam Teller, MaC Venture Capital, Ramin Ahmari, Ahmari


The 20 weirdest, wildest real estate listings of 2020

A mansion with an underground bunker, a former monastery and a property deemed "too dangerous to enter" all hit the market in this wild year.
Tags: Twitter, Instagram, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Luxury, Budweiser, Bella Thorne, Donald Trump, Zillow, Gucci Mane, Phil McGraw, Candy Spelling, Select, Realtor.com, Lisa Perry


Kicking Off the 12 Drinks Of Christmas! Different Sips + Recipes Every Day! Welcome to DAY 1 + Tap 357 Whiskeys!

This is cocktail series that I inaugurated back in 2004. Called the 12 Drinks of Christmas, you will see a different sip (or sips) each day. Sometimes it’s just one brand of wine or spirits, or a collection of cocktails from one bar or restaurant or mixologist. Not only sharing established brands but also new […] The post Kicking Off the 12 Drinks Of Christmas! Different Sips + Recipes Every Day! Welcome to DAY 1 + Tap 357 Whiskeys! first appeared on LA-Story.com.
Tags: Photos, Twitter, Family, Featured, Shopping, Women, Lifestyle, Holiday, Events, Entrepreneurs, Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Going Green, Beverages, Art and design


QUICK PIC: Usher Goes Viral For This ‘New Look’… (PHOTO)

Usher Raymond has always pushed the envelope when it comes to his fashion choices. The popular entertainer is constantly developing a “new look” which coincidentally, happens to be the name of his charitable foundation. He’s rocked green hair… a perm… gotten blasted by PETA for fur, the list goes on and on. Usher’s latest look is getting dragged on social media as fans question if it’s Spring, Summer or Winter. Photo below… (more…) Related Posts Usher’s Georgia Accuser Reportedly Consi...
Tags: Twitter, Fashion, Wtf, Featured, Celebrities, Usher, News, Atlanta, Georgia, Peta, Raymond, Atlanta Gossip, Usher Raymond, Lauryn Hill Jazmine Sullivan, Nina Simone Screening


Jay-Z's entertainment company opened a new NYC headquarters last summer — take a look inside

Roc Nation. Eric Laignel Roc Nation opened a new headquarters in Manhattan in summer 2019. The entertainment label was started by Jay Z is 2008. The office was designed by architect Jeffrey Beers.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Jay-Z's entertainment label, Roc Nation, opened a new New York City headquarters last summer, less than a year before the pandemic sent many office workers at home.The company is partnered with Live Nation, with offices in Nashville, New York, ...
Tags: Twitter, Real Estate, New York, Pinterest, Entertainment, Jay Z, Life, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Chelsea, Manhattan, JEFFREY, Roc Nation


Jay-Z's entertainment company opened a new 29,000 square foot NYC headquarters last summer — take a look inside

Roc Nation. Eric Laignel Roc Nation opened a new headquarters in Manhattan in summer 2019. The entertainment label was started by Jay Z is 2008. The office was designed by architect Jeffrey Beers.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Jay-Z's entertainment label, Roc Nation, opened a new New York City headquarters last summer, less than a year before the pandemic sent many office workers at home.The company is partnered with Live Nation, with offices in Nashville, New York, ...
Tags: Twitter, Real Estate, New York, Pinterest, Entertainment, Jay Z, Life, New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Chelsea, Manhattan, JEFFREY, Roc Nation


‘I haven’t had a shave in a week’ – how 2020 rebooted men’s style

It wasn’t just slovenly grooming and sweatpants, male fashion embraced the outdoors when the pandemic hitThis week, Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, raised eyebrows with his appearance. He testified remotely before the Senate judiciary committee with a Gandalf-esque growth of beard and a gap-year nose ring. A few days earlier, the rapper Tyler, The Creator had appeared at the People’s Choice awards wearing a deerstalker on top of his head, sporting a cream puffer jacket and carrying a man bag. Both T...
Tags: Twitter, Fashion, Senate, Life and style, Men's Fashion, Men's Coats And Jackets, Jack Dorsey, Tyler The Creator, Dorsey, Men's Trousers, Tyler, Gandalf, People 's Choice, Coronavirus, Uvence



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