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Marcus Rashford poses for photo with ‘team-mate’ Jadon Sancho

Manchester United Marcus Rashford has set tongues wagging by posting an image showing him posing alongside Jadon Sancho in an advertising campaign.... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Germany, Sport, All News, Soccer, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Marcus Rashford, Transfer News and Gossip, Jadon Sancho


Instagram has reportedly offered cash to high-profile TikTok users to lure them to its new short-form video service, Reels

Facebook-owned Instagram has been dangling cash before high-profile TikTok creators to lure them to its new short-form video service, Reels, according to a report. The Wall Street Journal reported that Instagram was offering hundreds of thousands of dollars in some cases ahead of Reel's expected rollout in August. Reels is widely seen as Facebook's attempt to compete with TikTok, which topped 2 billion global downloads in April and outgunned Instagram. Business Insider approached Facebook for ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Germany, US, Trends, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Zuckerberg, Instagram Business Insider, Facebook Business Insider, Tiktok, Instagram Reels, India Brazil France


Instagram has reportedly offered cash to high-profile TikTok users to lure them to its new service Reels

Facebook-owned Instagram has been dangling cash before high-profile TikTok creators to lure them to its new short-form video service, Reels. The Wall Street Journal reported that Instagram was offering hundreds of thousands of dollars in some cases ahead of Reel's expected rollout in August. Reels is widely seen as Facebook's attempt to compete with TikTok, which topped 2 billion global downloads in April and outgunned Instagram. Business Insider approached Facebook for comment. Visit Business...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Germany, US, Trends, Wall Street Journal, Journal, Zuckerberg, Instagram Business Insider, Facebook Business Insider, Tiktok, Instagram Reels, India Brazil France


19 media startups that top VCs say are poised to take off in 2020, as the pandemic reshapes the industry

Business Insider asked 11 top venture-capital investors which media startups they thought would thrive in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic — and why. We asked each VC to pick two companies, including one they weren't invested in. VC firms are eyeing startups that work on a variety of hot topics in media including livestreaming, short-form video, podcasting, and esports.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. 2020 has been a whirlwind of a year for media companies. The shutteri...
Tags: Spotify, Hollywood, Instagram, Youtube, China, Germany, India, US, Trends, Netflix, Comcast, Eminem, Michael Brown, Jesus, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Kevin Hart


Take a closer look at Instagram Reels, Facebook's TikTok rival coming to the US next month (FB)

Instagram Reels, Facebook's competitor to TikTok, is expected to roll out in early August to users in the US and several other countries. It's already being tested in India, Brazil, France, and Germany. Reels is a new format for Instagram Stories that allows users to create and share short-form video content on the Explore page and with followers. Here's everything you need to know about Reels' launch and how it works. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook's attempt to ...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, France, China, Germany, India, US, Trends, Brazil, Kanye, Trump, Lasso, Bytedance, IGTV, Tiktok, Business Insider India


This Week in Apps: US tops China on downloads, EU regulates app stores, Instagram takes on TikTok

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the TechCrunch series* that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019. People are now spending three hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies had a combined $544 billion valuatio...
Tags: Apple, Firefox, Google, TC, Mobile, Facebook, Apps, Hong Kong, Cook, Instagram, Microsoft, China, Germany, Berlin, India, US


Instagram Reels to release in over 50 countries, including US, Mexico: Report

Instagram Reels, Facebook’s TikTok-like short video platform, is releasing in over fifty markets after testing in a few countries, NBC reported Thursday. Reels was released in India days after the government banned TikTok, along with 58 other Chinese apps. Facebook confirmed that Reels was coming to the US. In a statement, the company told us, “We’re excited to bring Reels to more countries, including the US, in early August. The community in our test countries has shown so much creativity in sh...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Instagram, Nbc, Mexico, Germany, India, US, Inmobi, Roposo, Brazil France, Tiktok, Instagram Reels, Instagram Reels Facebook, Instagram Reels in India Facebook


Instagram's rival to TikTok will come to the US in early August (FB)

Facebook is planning to bring its competitor to TikTok — called Reels — to Instagram users in the US in early August, an Instagram spokesperson told Business Insider. Reels, which has already debuted in India and other select countries, will live inside of Instagram Stories as an option for sharing short-form video content similar to that on TikTok. Beijing-based TikTok first came to the US in 2018 and has grown into an overwhelmingly dominant social platform,  that have attracted younger aud...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, France, China, Germany, India, Nbc News, US, Trends, Beijing, United Kingdom, Brazil, Kanye, Dubsmash, Trump, Reuters


Instagram confirms its TikTok rival, Reels, will launch in the US in early August

Instagram confirmed it’s preparing to soon launch its TikTok competitor, known as Reels, in the U.S. The company expects to bring the new video feature — which is designed specifically for short-form, creative content — to its platform in early August, according to a spokesperson. The U.S. launch comes shortly after Reels’ arrival in India this month, following a ban of TikTok in that market. Reels has also been tested in Brazil, France, and Germany. NBC News reported this morning Instagram woul...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Germany, India, Nbc News, US, Tech, Dubsmash, Trump, China India, Brazil France, Triller, Tiktok


21 Books: Catching Up with Reviews

Here's what I've read since my last check-in. All books were received for review or for a freelance assignment unless otherwise indicated. Where you see "AFM," please check out my full audiobook review on the . Also note that I've given fuller treatment to some of these titles over on . Age of Empyre by Michael J. Sullivan (Grim Oak Press, June 2020): This is the final installment of the Legends of the First Empire series. If you like great characters, terrific world building, and good...
Tags: Books, Florida, England, Instagram, Germany, Boston, Hawaii, Jane Austen, Louisiana, Pearl Harbor, Brit Bennett, Black, Highland, Big Island, Penn, Joann


Ban or no ban, Facebook wins in US threats against TikTok

On Monday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including the Chinese-owned company TikTok, comparing it to other Chinese companies like Huawei and ZTE that have been deemed national security threats by the current administration. “With respect to Chinese apps on people’s cell phones, I can assure you that the United States will get this one right, too,” Pompeo said. The fear is the app could be used to surveil or influence ...
Tags: Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, New York, Instagram, Youtube, France, La, Germany, India, Narendra Modi, US, Social Media, Tech, Cnn


Ban or no ban, Facebook wins in U.S. threats against TikTok

On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including the Chinese-owned company TikTok, comparing it to other Chinese companies like Huawei and ZTE that have been deemed national security threats by the current administration. “With respect to Chinese apps on people’s cell phones, I can assure you that the United States will get this one right, too,” Pompeo said. The fear is the app could be used to surveil or influence...
Tags: Travel, Social, TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Youtube, France, Germany, India, Narendra Modi, Social Media, Cnn, United States, Tencent, Brazil


Whether or not the Trump administration bans TikTok, it’s already helping Facebook

On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the U.S. is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including the Chinese-owned company TikTok, comparing it to other Chinese companies like Huawei and ZTE that have been deemed national security threats by the current administration. “With respect to Chinese apps on people’s cell phones, I can assure you that the United States will get this one right, too,” Pompeo said. The fear is the app could be used to surveil or influence...
Tags: TC, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Youtube, France, Germany, India, Narendra Modi, Tech, Cnn, United States, Tencent, Brazil, Vine, Ban


Facebook expands Instagram Reels to India

As scores of startups look to cash in on the video content void that ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps has created in India, a big challenger is ready to try its hand. Instagram said on Wednesday it is rolling out Reels — a feature that allows users to create short-form videos (up to 15 seconds long) set to music or other audio — to a “broad” user base in India. The Facebook -owned service first began testing Reels late last year. Video is already a popular way how many Indians engage...
Tags: Google Play Store, Social, Facebook, Apps, Asia, Twitter, Instagram, China, Germany, India, Tech, Times, New Delhi, App Annie, Roposo, Gaana


Facebook expands Instagram Reels to India amid TikTok ban

As scores of startups look to cash in on the video content void that ban on TikTok and other Chinese apps has created in India, a big challenger is ready to try its hand. Instagram said on Wednesday it is rolling out Reels — a feature that allows users to create short-form videos (up to 15 seconds long) set to music or other audio — to a “broad” user base in India. The Facebook -owned service first began testing Reels, which has been widely referred as “TikTok clone”, in select markets l...
Tags: Google Play Store, Social, Facebook, Apps, Asia, Instagram, China, Germany, India, Tech, Times, New Delhi, TechCrunch, App Annie, Roposo, Gaana


Brand Moves for Tuesday July 7

Nineteen weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand move...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, School, Utah, UK, Instagram, Cdc, Germany, Advertising, US, City, Mit, Gartner, Airbnb, North America, Royal Caribbean


Instagram Reels tested in India following TikTok’s ban

In the wake of India’s decision to ban TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps over privacy concerns, Instagram has expanded its TikTok rival, known as Reels, in the region. The test in India also comes only days after Facebook announced its standalone TikTok clone, Lasso, would be shutting down on July 10. In addition to India, Instagram Reels is live in Brazil, and as of recently, France and Germany. But an Instagram spokesperson hints the expansion may go even broader, without offering specif...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Instagram, France, Germany, India, Social Media, Tech, Beijing, Brazil, Reuters, Instagram Facebook, Saregama, Lasso, Reels, Tiktok


Instagram Reels arrives in India following TikTok’s ban

In the wake of India’s decision to ban TikTok and dozens of other Chinese apps over privacy concerns, Instagram has expanded its TikTok rival, known as Reels, in the region. The launch in India also comes only days after Facebook announced its standalone TikTok clone, Lasso, would be shutting down on July 10. In addition to India, Instagram Reels is live in Brazil, and as of recently, France and Germany. But an Instagram spokesperson hints the expansion may go even broader, without offering spec...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Instagram, France, Germany, India, Social Media, Tech, Beijing, Brazil, Reuters, Instagram Facebook, Saregama, Lasso, Reels, Tiktok


Jeff Bezos' fortune just surpassed $171 billion. Here's how he built Amazon into a $1.4 trillion company and became the world's richest man. (AMZN)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' net worth just reached a new high of $171.6 billion. Bezos founded Amazon in 1995. The company has since grown to one of the most valuable, powerful companies on the planet. Bezos has gone from a New York hedge-funder to the richest man in the world, but in the process, he's weathered a high-profile divorce and hacking scandal, faced antitrust scrutiny from lawmakers, and everything in between.  These days, Bezos is focused on making Amazon more climate-friendly, growing...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Elon Musk, New York, Texas, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Germany, New York City, Trends, Bloomberg, Iran, Intel


Facebook is dumping its failed TikTok clone Lasso to make way for its other TikTok clone on Instagram (FB)

Users of Facebook's TikTok clone, Lasso, were told Wednesday that the app is shutting down July 10. The app was first launched in November 2018 in the US, and never picked up much speed or popularity. Lasso's end comes as Facebook is starting to test in some countries a TikTok-like feature, called Reels, inside the Instagram app. Reels recently rolled out to France and Germany. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook's first attempt at creating a rival to TikTok's viral f...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, France, Germany, US, Trends, Brazil, Business Insider, Lasso, Instagram FB, Sensor Tower, Instagram Stories, Reels, Tiktok, Instagram app Reels


Brand Moves for Wednesday July 1

Eighteen weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand move...
Tags: Facebook, Uber, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, UK, New York, London, Instagram, Microsoft, France, Germany, Advertising, US, Linkedin, Netflix, New York Times


We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #497

TikTok launches TikTok For Business TikTok has announced that it is , which will serve as the home for all its current and future marketing solutions for brands. The site will include access to TikTok ad formats – including its marque product, TopView – along with a new e-learning centre aimed at helping marketers learn about TikTok and its ad offerings. Instagram expands Shopping to more businesses  Instagram has said that it’s opening Instagram Shopping up to more businesses, including creato...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, France, Germany, Seo, Unilever, Brazil, Patagonia, Mashup, Chipotle, Collins, Mastercard, Zuckerberg, Ben Jerry, Anheuser Busch


Instagram expands its TikTok clone ‘Reels’ to new markets

Instagram is expanding its TikTok competitor known as “Reels” to new markets, following its launch last year in Brazil. Starting today, Instagram is rolling out further access to Reels in France and Germany, allowing users to record short, 15-second video clips set to music or other audio, then share them on the platform where they have the potential to go viral. The Reels feature is similar to TikTok in that it presents a set of editing tools that make it easier to film creative videos. At laun...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, France, Germany, Tech, Brazil, Instagram Feed, France Instagram


Moscow's Victory Day parade – in pictures

Russia is holding its postponed Victory Day military parade despite rising coronavirus infections. The parade celebrates the defeat of Nazi Germany and has grown since Vladimir Putin came to power Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Photography, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, World news, Culture, Art and design, Second world war, Moscow, Nazi


German top court orders Facebook to stop harvesting user data

Germany’s top court, on Tuesday, that Facebook abused its market position by illegally harvesting user data from multiple sources in the country, directing the company to comply to a similar decision which was made by the country’s antitrust watchdog last year. The ruling essentially prohibits the company from processing users’ data that it collects from its own services such as WhatsApp and Instagram, and other third-party websites and apps, without their consent, thus dealing a potential blo...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Instagram, Germany, Bloomberg, Dusseldorf, Canada, New York Times, Antitrust, Data Privacy


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Former Wirecard CEO Markus Braun was arrested in Germany on Tuesday, days after the company reported that $2.2 billion was missing. An arrest warrant was issued by Munich police in name of the former paper billionaire for market manipulation and over false statements of data that portrayed the payments group as financially stronger.  The Trump administration has called Huawei a 'parasite' and warned prime minister Boris Johns...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, UK, Instagram, Microsoft, White House, Germany, Disney, Trends, Munich, Ikea, Boris Johnson, App Store, Huawei, Alexa, Trump


Facebook Loses Antitrust Case In Germany Over Data Collection

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: In a decision that could further embolden European governments to take on large tech platforms, Germany's top court ruled on Tuesday that Facebook had abused its dominance in social media to illegally harvest data about its users. The ruling by the Federal Court of Justice, upholding a decision by Germany's antitrust watchdog, is a major victory for proponents of tougher regulation of the world's largest technology companies. The case ...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Germany, Tech, European Union, The New York Times, European Court Of Justice, Federal Court of Justice, In Germany Facebook, Rupprecht Podszun, Facebook Pixel Regulators, University of Dusseldorf Read


A top German court just dealt a blow to Facebook's data-collection efforts (FB)

A top German court has dealt a blow to Facebook's data collection efforts. The American social media giant is ensnared in an antitrust battle in the country. On Tuesday, it was ordered to comply with an order to curb data collection. The broader antitrust case is still ongoing. Facebook must comply with an order by Germany's antitrust watchdog to curb data collection from users, a top German court ruled on Tuesday, in a setback for the U.S. social network company. The Federal Court's stay ord...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Facebook Pages, Germany, Trends, Dusseldorf, Ireland, Silicon Valley, Signal, Trump, Federal Court, Facebook Group, Duesseldorf, Germany Germany, Higher Regional Court, GWB


Antitrust case against Facebook’s ‘super profiling’ back on track after German federal court ruling

A landmark regulatory intervention that seeks to apply structural antitrust remedies to cut big (ad)tech’s rights-hostile surveillance business models down to size has been revived after Germany’s federal court overturned an earlier ruling that had suspended enforcement of a ban on Facebook combining user data. The upshot is the tech giant could be forced to stop combining the personal data of users of its various social services with other personal data it harvests on Internet users via its var...
Tags: Google, Social, TC, Facebook, Europe, Lawsuit, Instagram, Privacy, Germany, Tech, Eu, Dusseldorf, Commission, Antitrust, Margrethe Vestager, Zuckerberg


How Often Is Everyone Washing Their Masks? (slashdot)

The CDC says to wash cloth face coverings after "each use," which leaves room for interpretation. From a report: The CDC notes that wearing a mask is a precaution to keep from spreading virus-carrying respiratory droplets to others. The idea is that if everyone wears a mask, the likelihood of the droplets getting sprayed around is much less. Each new study only provides further evidence that wearing face masks is a crucial component in slowing the spread of coronavirus. One recent paper, publish...
Tags: News, Instagram, Cdc, Germany, Msmash, Institute of Labor Economics



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