Indonesia's Mount Merapi volcano erupts – in pictures

The country’s most active volcano has unleashed a river of lava, searing gas and ash down its 3,000m slopes on Java island, threatening vulnerable villages Mount Merapi volcano erupts Continue reading...
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Levi's sales are down as remote workers turn to loungewear over jeans

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Levi's revenue in the recent holiday quarter was down 12% year-over-year. Sales beat expectations as losses slowed in the fourth quarter. As many remote workers trade out their jeans for sweats, Levi's is starting to sell loungewear. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Levi Strauss & Co reported its fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday, revealing that revenue was down 12% in the holiday period - an improvement over the prior quarter.Despite the doub...
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Some fashion-industry insiders allege a mega-influencer's retail empire is bolstered by stolen designs

Interviews with 26 fashion-industry professionals suggest that influencer Danielle Bernstein is testing the limits of copyright law. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images; Hollis Johnson/Insider; Samantha Lee/Insider A new investigation from Insider reveals the inner workings of influencer Danielle Bernstein's retail empire.Some fashion professionals who have worked with the 28-year-old designer are speaking out about a pattern of behavior that flouts industry norms against imitation - and risks runni...
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Parole Violator Who Raided Senate Building Sold Out By The GPS Unit Attached To Him For Previous Parole Violations (techdirt)

Here's the latest stupid way pro-Trump rioters are getting arrested for their participation in the Little Insurrection That Couldn't. Surprisingly, the inauguration went off without a hitch, but no one could have seen that coming a couple of weeks ago, when Trump fans raided the Senate building in an attempt to prevent election results from being certified. Opsec was the last thing on many invaders' minds. Providing great content for Parler followers or whatever seemed to be more important. Th...
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Clash and Byte, Two of TikTok's Competitors, Are Merging

Yesterday, Clash announced it was acquiring Byte, a short-form video app launched by Vine cofounder Dom Hofmann. The announcement comes "at a time when TikTok itself now appears to be here to stay," reports CNN. From the report: Dubsmash, another TikTok competitor with a similar algorithmic feed serving up entertaining videos, was acquired last month by Reddit. Meanwhile, Adam Mosseri, the head of Instagram, which launched a TikTok clone called Reels days after then President Donald Trump said h...
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Facebook blows away Q4 expectations, but calls out Apple's iOS privacy change as a 'headwind' for 2021

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook on Wednesday reported $28.1 billion in Q4 revenue, beating expectations of $26.4 billion. Facebook said monthly users grew to 2.8 billion, versus 2.76 billion expected by analysts. Facebook reported GAAP EPS of $3.88, beating analyst expectations of $3.23. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook on Wednesday reported record numbers for its fourth-quarter earnings and revenue, beating Wall Street's expectations.The company generated ...
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Reese Witherspoon asks for help from one special guy to keep her warm

Reese Witherspoon took to Instagram with a request to one very special gentleman. ...
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WWE insiders break down new streaming strategy

Morning and welcome to Insider Advertising for January 28. I'm senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here's what's going on:WWE's new streaming strategy.PR giant APCO links up with data startup.Instagram mega influencer Danielle Bernstein alleged of ripping off fashion designers.If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider's guide to advertising and media.Tips, comments, suggestions? Drop me a line at [email protected] or on Twitter at @LaurenJohns...
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Insiders who worked with Instagram mega influencer Danielle Bernstein say she rips off fashion designers and gets away with it

Influencer Danielle Bernstein sells her branded clothing in stores such as Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom. Some designers claim her retail empire is partially built on copied designs. Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images; Hollis Johnson/Insider; Samantha Lee/Insider An Insider investigation has uncovered three new allegations of copying against the Instagram mega influencer Danielle Bernstein.  Two people who worked with Bernstein said she emulated a fabric print from the billion-dollar Italian fas...
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Yoga Girl Rachel Brathen uses the web to go global

Rachel Brathen wants to create a more peaceful and harmonious world, one yoga pose at a time. A native of Sweden, Rachel moved to Aruba with her husband in 2010, where she’s taught yoga full-time ever since. Business started out slow, teaching a few students at a time. Then five students turned into 10, 10 turned into 20, then people beyond Rachel’s area started reaching out to her for more information. That’s when she established an online presence, and her brand took off. Rachel teaches...
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Instagram Stories Desktop Experience Gets Refreshed

Instagram Stories has a new look on desktop. The Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing network said the single-Story viewing experience for desktop users was replaced with a carousel of clickable previews of the previous and next Stories, making the experience more immersive and easier to navigate. Instagram has made other, more subtle changes to the Stories...
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Halsey reveals she's pregnant

Surprise! Halsey is pregnant. The singer, who is active on social media, took to her verified Instagram account Wednesday to share the news that she is expecting her first child.
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'Black resistance endured': paying tribute to civil war soldiers of color

In a new book, the often under-appreciated contribution that black soldiers made during the civil war is brought to light with a trove of unseen photosA classic tintype photo from the 19th century showing a civil war soldier, whose garments are hand-colored in gold paint. The soldier, crowned by a gold frame, looks forward, holding a gun over his chest.But rather than just any war portrait, it’s part of the overlooked history of African American soldiers who fought during the period. This one an...
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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...
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Christina Anstead changes her name on Instagram amid divorce from Ant Anstead

HGTV star Christina Anstead reverted back to her maiden name Christina Haack on Instagram following her split from former "Wheeler...
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From ancient Egypt to Cardi B: a cultural history of the manicure

Nail art dates back millennia, taking in complex social codes, cultural appropriation, modern slavery and the sexism of lockdown rules for beauty salons“How to Take a Nail Selfie!” “Fruity Manicure Inspo!” “Kylie Jenner Slammed by Fans for Nearly Poking Out Stormi’s Eyes With Ridiculous Claw Nails.”The glut of hyperbolic nail-related headlines online points to our obsession with the endless possibilities open to the plate at the top of our fingers. In the internet age, the manicure, in all its i...
Tags: Fashion, Instagram, Race, Women, Life and style, UK News, Egypt, Beauty, Slavery, Kylie Jenner, Nail Art, Nail varnish, Cardi

Digital 2021: the latest insights into the ‘state of digital’

Half a billion new social media users. 1.3 billion years spent using the internet. Trillions of dollars spent on ecommerce. If you’re looking for the latest digital insights and social media stats, you’ll find them all in our new Digital 2021 reports series. Published in partnership between We Are Social and Hootsuite , this year’s reports reveal that connected tech became an even more essential part of people’s lives over the past year, with social media, ecommerce, streaming conten...
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Christina Anstead switches back to her maiden name Haack on Instagram amid divorce from Ant Anstead

The 37-year-old Flip Or Flop star reverted to her maiden name 'Haack' on Instagram, though she hasn't changed her handle yet. She and...
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