Charlie Sheen, Dolph Lundgren, and Danny Trejo All Spread Russian Propaganda on Cameo: Report

The Libyan government released a suspected Russian intelligence agent, Maxim Shugaley from prison, in part because someone paid actors Dolph Lundgren, Charlie Sheen, and Danny Trejo to endorse his release on video app Cameo. Read more...
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A year of the pandemic, in 26 photos

A man looks out of the window of his home during the coronavirus pandemic. Deliris/Shutterstock It's been almost a year since the Chinese government first notified the World Health Organization about the novel coronavirus. Since then, more than 78 million people have contracted COVID-19, and more than 1.7 million have died. Here are some of the most striking photos of the pandemic's impact so far. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Almost a year ago, on December 31, 2019, ...
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How to put music on your Instagram Story and customize it

You can put music on your Instagram Story alongside photos or videos. Shutterstock You can put music on your Instagram Story by tapping the sticker icon in your Story and selecting "Music" from the list of options. There's a lot of music to choose from — you can scroll through Instagram's recommended list of songs, or search for your own song. Music clips can only be 15 seconds long, but you get to choose which 15 seconds of the song to include in your Instagram Story. Visit Business Insi...
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How to set up Facebook Pay to make payments on Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, and WhatsApp

You can set up Facebook Pay on a computer or mobile device. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images You can set up Facebook Pay to streamline payments across Facebook-owned platforms, including Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. Once you link a payment method such as a debit or credit card to Facebook Pay, you can donate, make purchases, or send money within Facebook apps.  Facebook Pay utilizes anti-fraud technology and advanced encryption to keep users' payment information secure.  Visit Business...
Tags: Facebook, Messenger, Instagram, Trends, Paypal, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, Digital Wallet, Jennifer, Facebook Read, Facebook Instagram Messenger, Tech Insider, Facebook notifications, Messenger Instagram, Payment Method, Open Facebook

Don’t Fall for Social Media ‘Like Farming’ Scams

The Better Business Bureau is warning people not to fall for “like farming” social media scams that offer prizes in exchange for engagement, such as Likes or comments. The tricky thing is that some contests are legit, so you’ll need to know how to spot the fake ones.Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Social Media, Lifehacks, Better Business Bureau, Social Media ` Like Farming

Acting with Power

WE need to think about power differently. Deborah Gruenfeld has been teaching a class at Stanford University that is the title of her book, Acting with Power. It is a tour de force on what power is, how it works, and how it affects every aspect of our lives. We all have power. The question is, what are we doing with it? Two statements she makes at the start caught my attention immediately: Success, impact, and life satisfaction are not the result of how much power you can accumulate, or even ho...
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How Can Brands Leverage the Power of Social Media Stories?

. {display:none !important;} .code-block {display:none !important;} .sovrn_ad_unit  {display:none !important;} The art of storytelling has evolved leaps and bounds since the rise of social media. Brands are now recognising the potential of social media and view it as something more than just an advertising outlet. We have seen social media marketing services evolve from blatant promotional posts and pushy sales messages to campaigns that cultivated a story with timely and meaningfu...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Instagram, Disney, Sales & Marketing, Snapchat, Klear, Right Now, Kylie Cosmetics, Power of Social Media Stories

How much money influencers make from Instagram Reels

Amanda Guido (left) and Danielle Keith (right) are influencers who have viral Reels on Instagram. Screenshots of Instagram Reels; Instagram Hi, this is Amanda Perelli coming to your inbox a day early this week. Welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the influencer and creator economy. Sign up for the newsletter here.Instagram Reels started as a TikTok copycat but has since become a lucrative feature for some influencers as the company prioritizes it."Instagram is really ...
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The Instagram-famous Always Pan is 20% off with this exclusive discount

The Instagram-famous Always Pan from Our Place is meant to take care of all your cooking needs in just one piece of cookware. It promises to replace your fry pan, steamer, skillet, saucepan, spoon rest, saucier and spatula.
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At the Sunrise Café...

... you can talk about whatever you like. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
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Bluetits and Bluebells: Essex's open water swimmers – a photo essay

With fewer people travelling abroad this year, open water swimming has gained popularity in Essex, particularly among women. Photographs by Stefan Rousseau. Written by Sam RussellAn Essex town is experiencing an explosion in popularity of cold water swimming. One Facebook page for people wanting to swim in Leigh-on-Sea, which launched in mid-October, reached almost 650 members within two months as numbers rocketed through lockdown 2. Swimmers say working from home has given people more time to e...
Tags: Photography, Fitness, Life and style, UK News, Essex, Swimming, Southend-on-Sea, Leigh, Stefan Rousseau, Sam RussellAn Essex

10 things in tech you need to know today

Carsten Koall/Getty Images; Alex Wong/Getty Images Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.Facebook and Google agreed to help each other. The Wall Street Journal reported that an unredacted version of the lawsuit filed by state attorneys general reveals that the two tech giants agreed to co...
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