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Inside Silicon Valley NDAs - Apple contractor 'sweatshops' - Chinese stocks tank

Hello!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider. I'm Olivia Oran, filling in this week for Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.What we're going over today:Chinese stocks are tanking - and they could sink even lower.20 hedge-fund dealmakers are injecting billions into the world's hottest private companies.Workers who fix Apple laptops sa...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Business, Texas, Instagram, China, US, Newsletter, Trends, New York Times, Silicon Valley, Goldman Sachs, Dell, Getty, Houston

LeadershipNow 140: July 2021 Compilation

Here are a selection of tweets from July 2021 that you don't want to miss: How To Lead When Your Team is Smarter Than You by @PhilCooke Baseball’s Work-Life Lessons from @JohnBaldoni Success Demands Unity of Purpose by @artpetty How Values Change Everything by @leadingincontxt Linda Fisher Thornton Letter to a friend who may start a new investment platform by @GrahamDuncanNYC Leadership is taking responsibility for something that needs attending to. It is stewardship. It is not a position....
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3 Pieces of Advice From Asian-owned Businesses That Have Pivoted Their Physical Stores Online

How these businesses overcame the pandemic and the rise in Anti-Asian hate to find success Small businesses have been devastated by the pandemic, and women-and-diverse-owned businesses have been even harder hit. In fact, A recent study shows Asian-owned businesses in the US have been the most negatively impacted of all demographic groups, with a 20% decrease of working business owners from February to December last year.  Separately, many Asian-owned businesses have faced an increase in hate cri...
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An OnlyFans model is suing 2 agencies that manage social-media accounts for influencers

OnlyFans was launched in London in 2016 OnlyFans Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:An OnlyFans model is suing two agencies, alleging "coercion, control, humiliation, and abuse"How much money a Twitch streamer earns by combining ASMR and gamingA TikToker with 3 million followers is being sued by a Florida car was...
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14 of the best hotels in Amsterdam with incredible design and Instagram-worthy decor

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tripadvisor The Netherlands is open to US travelers. Amsterdam has a wide range of hotels for every taste and budget from budget-friendly to five-star. We chose the best hotels in Amsterdam based on location, price, amenities, and reviews. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Amsterdam's preserved Golden Age city center is teeming with picturesque canals, arched bridges, cobblestone streets, and cen...
Tags: Europe, London, Instagram, US, Trends, United States, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Marriott, Ihg, Bank, Michelin, Tripadvisor, Alice, Van Gogh, Exchange

A 29-year-old turned her quarantine hobby into a jewelry business beloved by models and a 'Bachelor' star. Here's how she spends her day.

Charlotte Alden Lottie Charlotte Alden is the founder of jewelry company lottie, which she started after losing her job last year. Models and celebrities are already sporting her handmade designs. To Insider, Alden gives a behind-the-scenes look at running a jewelry brand as the category heats up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charlotte Alden was working as an art specialist at an auction house when COVID-19 reached the US and shuttered roughly 200,000 businesses. She ...
Tags: Amazon, Instagram, US, Trends, Adidas, Usps, Manhattan, Alden, Lottie, Martha, Martha s Vineyard, Unum, EAST HAMPTON, Nina Agdal, Brooklyn Miami, Emma Chamberlain

Facebook says some misinformation and racism will 'inevitably' always exist on its platforms

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2019. Reuters/Erin Scott Facebook's CEO said moderating content is like fighting crime. Instagram's leader similarly said that some racism will "inevitably" exist online. Their comments show that Facebook may never fully weed out harmful content on its platforms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two Facebook executives on Thursday addr...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Internet, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Selena Gomez, Biden, Zuckerberg, Misinformation, House Financial Services Committee

Top managers and agents for gaming influencers and streamers

100 Thieves' Jack “CouRage” Dunlop, Rachel “Valkyrae” Hofstetter, and Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag 100 Thieves. Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:The top managers and agents for gaming influencers and streamersYouTube launches a new tipping feature called Super ThanksBrands are finding workarounds to TikTok...
Tags: Media, Instagram, Nbc, Australia, Youtube, Advertising, US, Trends, Preston, New Zealand, Jack, Cnbc, Matthew, Iron Galaxy Studios, Influencers, Hofstetter

Sharmadean Reid is 1 of 10 Black female entrepreneurs in the UK this past decade who's raised VC. Her business aims to empower entrepreneurial women.

Sharmadean Reid Sharmadean Reid Sharmadean Reid, is the founder of female-centric business publication The Stack World. The company is on track to hit 10,000 paying subscribers in the next year and calls Audrey Gelman an investor. This is part of Insider's series Star, Rising which highlights early-stage companies and entrepreneurs that are gaining popularity. See more stories on Insider's business page. Name: Sharmadean ReidAge: 37 Location: London, England Business: Peruse s...
Tags: UK, London, Instagram, US, Trends, Burberry, Britney Spears, Sunday Times, Elle, Financial Times, Elle Magazine, Index Ventures, London England, Reid, British Vogue, Wah Nails

Tumblr debuts Post+, a subscription service for Gen Z creators

As Twitter launches Super Follows, YouTube adds , and Instagram embraces e-commerce, the social media sphere is heating up with new ways for creators to make a living. Now, Tumblr is joining the fray with Post+, the platform’s first attempt at allowing users to monetize their content. Post+ is debuting today in limited beta for an exclusive selection of creators in the US, who were hand-picked by Tumblr. Like Twitter’s Super Follows, Tumblr’s Post+ lets creators choose what content they want to...
Tags: Verizon, Apps, Post, Instagram, Yahoo, US, Tech, Monetization, Tumblr, Automattic, Creator Economy, WordPress Though Tumblr

Digital audiences swell, but there may be trouble ahead

Social media user growth continues, but policy changes may impact marketers’ ability to take full advantage. Despite the rapid increases in digital adoption and use that we’ve seen since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic more than a year ago, the latest update in the Global Digital Reports series reveals that digital growth rates remain elevated as we move into the second half of 2021. Our Digital 2021 July Global Statshot Report – published in partnership with Hootsuite and We A...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Europe, Japan, Usa, UK, Instagram, Internet, Youtube, Mexico, China, Germany, Singapore

Jeff Bezos is now devoting his time to building multi-billion dollar rockets. Here's how his space company, Blue Origin, hopes to colonize the solar system.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Jeff Bezos is focusing more on his space firm, Blue Origin, now he's stepped down as Amazon CEO. Blue Origin, founded by Bezos in 2000, aims to transform space travel and colonize the solar system. The company's first human mission flew Bezos and three crewmates to space on July 20. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Just a month after leaving Amazon, Bezos flew into space onboard Blue Origin's New Shepa...
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Facebook rejects Joe Biden's claim it's 'killing people' with misinformation, saying vaccine hesitancy among its users has dropped by 50%

President Joe Biden, left, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Reuters/Alan Freed; Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call Joe Biden said vaccine misinformation on platforms like Facebook is "killing people." Facebook responded by saying vaccine hesitancy among its users has fallen 50% since April 2020. Facebook said Biden is trying to blame it for missing his goal of 60% vaccination by July 4. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook is firing back at Joe Biden for claiming the social me...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, US, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Joe Biden, Vaccine, Biden, University Of Maryland, Carnegie Mellon University, Kennedy, Rosen, Tom Williams

Do I look cheugy in this? What can a gen Z makeover teach me about life?

With a new generation fuelling fashion, protest and popular culture, is it time for millennials like me to move over? A panel of young trailblazers give me a glow up – and some lessons in activismI am sitting cross-legged on the floor, wearing a bucket hat, trying to be chill. I rest my chin in my hands and try to think chill thoughts, which is hard, because I am wearing mint flatform Crocs, studded with pineapples and watermelons, and a fluffy green knit that feels more like a pet than a cardig...
Tags: Fashion, Technology, Media, Instagram, US, Social Media, Life and style, Society, Digital Media, Social trends, Pew Research Center, Crocs, Tiktok

Instagram and Facebook plan to pay out over $1 billion to creators

Instagram; Samantha Lee/Insider update: Newsletters are now coming from our new domain, Also, a friendly reminder to add [email protected] to your address book.Hello, this is Dan Whateley, filling in for my colleague Amanda Perelli while she's out on vacation.Welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:Facebook and I...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Media, Instagram, Youtube, Advertising, US, Trends, Silicon Valley, Influencers, Andrew Hutchinson, Newsletters, YouTube YouTube, Kyra, Abby Ohlheiser, Tech Insider

A controversial handgun that is covered in LEGOs and looks like a toy is no longer available for sale after LEGO sent its maker a cease-and-desist letter

This is the innovative way your kids could be learning math from their teachers with Legos. INSIDER A Utah gun-modification company drew criticism for selling a handgun covered in LEGOs, making it look like a toy. Culper Precision said it would no longer sell the Block19 after LEGO hit the company with a cease-and-desist letter. The company said it added LEGOs to the handgun in hopes of "making the 2nd amendment too painful to tread on." See more stories on Insider's business page. A c...
Tags: Utah, Politics, News, Instagram, US, Trends, Lego, Retail, Gun Control, Gun, Pew Research Center, Provo, Moms Demand Action, Shannon Watts, Sarah Jackson, Gun Policy

Under pressure after the Capitol riot, self-styled militias are regrouping around anti-vaxx conspiracy theories

Surveillance footage from the US Capitol in January 6, which US prosecutors annotated to identify members of the Oath Keepers group. Department of Justice Far-right militias are regrouping around anti-vaccine conspiracy theories, experts told Insider. It appears designed to replenish the ranks after the Capitol riot threw the movement into disarray. Insider flagged a prominent militia group selling anti-vaxx t-shirts, which Facebook removed. See more stories on Insider's business page...
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18 of the best beach hotels in the U.S. for families whether you're traveling with a baby, teen, grandparents, or pets

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Tripadvisor Travel is back just in time for summer and there's nothing quite like a beach vacation. We found the best beach hotels for families in the U.S. for travel with little ones or a reunion. The best beach hotels for families have great amenities, affordable prices, and beautiful locales. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky After a long pandemic, and with vaccinations widely available, many ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Hollywood, Instagram, California, Cdc, Oregon, Massachusetts, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Georgia, Tai Chi, Atlantic, Maine, Ocean

We, Women: The Power of We – in pictures

We, Women is a social impact photography project led by women and gender nonconforming artists across the US, examining issues including immigration, education, climate change, race and motherhoodWe, Women: The Power of We at the Empire Fulton Lawn directly under the Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn Bridge Park 13 July – 12 September 2021 Continue reading...
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The lawyers making money behind the scenes of emerging fields like crypto, cannabis, and the influencer economy

Lawyers are in the background of every emerging industry, drafting contracts and interpreting laws. Marianne Ayala/Insider Entrepreneurs are making billions of dollars in emerging industries like cannabis and crypto. Lawyers are behind the scenes, inking deals, and navigating ever-changing regulatory landscapes. Insider tracked down the most powerful attorneys shaping the highest growth industries. See more stories on Insider's business page. 19 crypto and blockchain-focused lawyers w...
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We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #545

Instagram declares it’s no longer a photo-sharing app In a recent post, Head of Instagram Adam Mosseri declared that the platform is “no longer a photo-sharing app”; instead, it will be focusing its efforts on improving the user experience around entertainment and video. Mosseri also detailed some of the new features and experiments that Instagram has been working on – including outlining its four key areas of focus going forwards: Creators, Video, Shopping and Messaging. ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Australia, US, Seo, Canada, Reddit, Donald Trump, Mashup, Sony Music Entertainment, Trump, Twitter Facebook, Facebook YouTube, Zara Larsson

In the News: First Generation Immigrants Make up 1 in 5 US Business Owners

It has been said the U.S. is the land of opportunity, and according to Score’s, The Megaphone of Main Street: Unsung Entrepreneurs, it still holds true. The report in this week’s roundup reveals 20% of All US Business Owners are First-Generation Immigrants . And when you take into account  only 13% of the U.S. population are first-generation immigrants, it is impressive.  Another group that dominates business ownership in the U.S. is people over the age of 55. Even though this group makes up ...
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Retail Statistics You Should Know

What do the latest retail statistics tell us about retailing in 2021? You might be surprised. We have assembled all the numbers you need, including store operations, shopper behaviors, how retailers market their businesses, and much more. If you own a retail store or are considering shop ideas for a new one, take a look at the stats below. Retail Statistics: The Big Picture The retail market size is continuously growing. According to a report from the National Retail Federation, the US retail...
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Trump invokes one of Winston Churchill's WWII speeches in his lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter, and other tech companies

Trump has filed class-action lawsuits against major US tech companies Facebook, Twitter, and Google, as well as its top executives. Getty Former President Donald Trump sent an email to his followers reminiscent of Winston Churchill's wartime speech. "We'll fight in the courts, we'll fight in the legislatures, and we'll fight at the ballot boxes," read the email. Trump filed class-action lawsuits against Facebook, Twitter, and Google, as well as their top executives. See mor...
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How to take your business to the next level with live shopping

Live shopping allows business owners to show products to customers in real-time. Dave J Hogan/Dave Hogan/Getty Images for Disney; Samantha Lee/Insider Live shopping is about to get a lot more popular in the US. Real-time shows let you tell the story behind your brand and products. We break down what livestream shopping is and how to use the technology for your business. See more stories on Insider's business page. Live shopping in the US is estimated to become a $6 billion market this ...
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We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #544

Facebook announces Bulletin Facebook has finally got into the newsletter game, announcing a new service named Bulletin. Bulletin allows writers to publish free and paid newsletters that can be posted to the web, sent to subscribers’ inboxes, and of course, shared across Facebook. What’s more, at launch, Facebook will not be taking a cut from writers’ earnings, giving them full ownership over their own work. Already signed up is Queer Eye’s Tan France and journalist Malcolm Gladwell in the hopes ...
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Great Jones' pastel-colored cookware became a must-have for millennials. Behind the scenes, a war was brewing between the estranged best-friend founders.

Hello!Welcome to this weekly roundup of stories from Insider's Business co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.Hope you're all having a nice July 4th holiday. Here's what we're going over today:A cofounder war led every employee to quit Instagram's trendiest cookware company.Insiders say Bill Gates was an office bully whose squeaky-clean image was just an act. As employees return to the office, experts are predicting a...
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The Instagram effect is pushing up the prices of 'grammable activities like meals out and vacations - creating opportunities for investors

Consumers are rushing out to spend as economies reopen. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images As economies reopen, people are splurging on things they can post about on Instagram. Prices of meals at restaurants, vacations, and new clothes are rising as service spending picks up. But analysts say the shift can help inflationary pressures cool as a whole, boosting markets. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Locked down during the pandemic, Americans and consumers ar...
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Great Wall Street reads for the long weekend

Hello readers, We rounded up our trending stories and big reads for you to enjoy over the long weekend. Here are just some of the highlights:A wave of firms including JPMorgan are hiking junior investment-banker pay - we have all the details Inside law firm Paul Weiss' relationship with ApolloJPMorgan is sounding the alarm about third-party trading venues like Tradeweb and MarketAxessAnd a quick programming note: we're working on this year's list of Wall Street rising stars. Here'...
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LP Miracle Mile

LP Miracle Mile: Makenna and Maggie’s Race for Research Fri July 2, 2021 Houlton, ME 04730 US Directions Results
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