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A top Unilever exec explains the CPG giant's about-face in combating harmful content online and why it's working with the platforms after threatening to yank budgets

Unilever once threatened to pull ads from Facebook and Google over fake news and extreme content, but it's begun taking a more collaborative approach. Business Insider spoke to Luis Di Como, Unilever's EVP of global media, last week after Davos, where it joined an industry collective to combat harmful content online. Di Como said Unilever realized it couldn't tackle problematic online content on its own and that an industry-wide solution was needed. Click here for more BI Prime stories. Consu...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Trends, Unilever, Davos, Cannes, Ana, World Economic Forum, Golden Globe, Association of National Advertisers ANA, WFA, CPG, World Federation of Advertisers WFA, Tanya Dua, Garm, Luis Di Como

Tesla's electric-car business is now so good that it might be able to forget about self-driving cars. That could be a significant bonus for the company. (TSLA, GM, GOOGL)

Tesla's share price has rocketed to all-time highs in recent months. The epic run-up hasn't required anything new to happen on Tesla's self-driving front. Meanwhile, Alphabet's Waymo and GM-affiliated Cruise have been making significant progress with their business models. Tesla, fortunately, hasn't needed autonomous mobility or a robotaxi service to propel its narrative. Click here to read more BI Prime stories. Since late October of last year, Tesla's stock has been on a tear, with shares g...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Elon Musk, Texas, China, US, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Ford, Arizona, Gm, Chrysler, Silicon Valley, Alphabet, Musk

The Twitter accounts of 15 NFL teams have been hacked, and one hacking group is claiming to be behind all of them

Twitter accounts for 15 teams in the National Football League were hacked Monday afternoon. A hacking group that goes by "OurMine" on Twitter is claiming responsibility for the hacks, which it claims have spread to Instagram and Facebook. Tweets and Instagram posts from these teams' verified social media accounts have since disappeared, but profile photos, banners, and bios are still missing from many of these accounts. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nearly half of the te...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Instagram, Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, NFL, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Nasa, Chicago, Dallas Cowboys, Channing Tatum, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers

Teenage Basketball Players and Coaches Among Those Who Died in Helicopter Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant

A helicopter crash outside Los Angeles on Sunday killed the basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven other people who were flying to a basketball tournament. All nine people aboard the helicopter died when it crashed “in a remote” field in Calabasas, Calif. around 10 a.m. Sunday. Police have not officially confirmed all of the helicopter passengers’ identities, pending word from the coroner, but family members of the victims and local news reports have identi...
Tags: Facebook, News, California, Washington Post, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Basketball, Nba, John, Kobe Bryant, Faa, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Times, Sarah, Chris, Federal Aviation Administration

Get Into Penn – The Case Study of Isaac

How do you get into Penn? This is the story of one young man’s story of how to get into the University of Pennsylvania. While this case is not one that can be easily replicated, it is instructive of the tough decisions that Ivy League applicants sometimes have to make. Isaac’s ambitions to get into Penn Isaac’s mother contacted Great College Advice toward the end of his sophomore year of high school. Her son was a straight-A student at a competitive school in suburban Denver, and he h...
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Lipton Iced Tea #SippinOnLipton Sweepstakes

Enter for your chance to win an NFL & Lipton Tailgating Package #SippinOnLipton Tag your football-loving friends for your chance to win. You can enter on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Official... Click to read more...
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‘I Wish We Could Connect on This Level.’ Memes Still Aren’t Accessible to People Who Are Blind. What’s Being Done About It?

If you’ve spent a lot of time on the internet in the last decade, you might immediately recognize this description: a toddler clenches his fist in front of a determined-looking face. “Success kid” is one of the most popular online memes in history. But for the 2.2 billion people worldwide who report visual impairments or blindness, according to the World Health Organization, it is just one of thousands of images on the internet that are essentially illegible to anyone without full vision. A...
Tags: Apple, Health, Facebook, News, Instagram, Uncategorized, Social Media, Accessibility, Ford, Jennifer Aniston, Memes, Reddit, World Health Organization, Columbia University, Brad Pitt, Donald Trump

Newport Beach mourns Kobe and Gianna Bryant and 5 others from their community who died in helicopter crash

Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil Sunday night, Jan. 26, at Newport Ridge Community Park to remember seven members of the Newport Beach community — including Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna — who died hours earlier in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. “There were seven lights that were burning bright this morning in Newport Beach and they got snuffed out,” said Newport Beach Mayor Will O’Neill. “When we lose fathers and mothers and daughters and sons and those lights go ou...
Tags: Facebook, News, La, Sport, Soccer, Williams, Community, Starbucks, John Wayne, Kobe Bryant, Orange County, Sarah, Lakers, Neill, Bryant, Newport

EXp agent ‘will be dealt with’ after insensitive Kobe Bryant joke

Hours after Bryant’s death, eXp agent Baha Nabulsi joked about the athlete's Realtor in a now-deleted post on the Facebook group Real Estate Mastermind.
Tags: Facebook, Radio, Agent, Kobe Bryant, Bryant, Social Media Mistakes, Select, Exp Realty, Cynthia Nowak, Baha Nabulsi, Real Estate Social Media Mistakes, Shelia Dunagan

Apple investors should protect against earnings losses as expectations soar, JPMorgan says

Apple shares sit just below record highs after an 86% gain in 2019, and JPMorgan analysts say investors should "reduce risk" heading into the company's Tuesday earnings report. The consensus forecast is for the tech giant to beat profit estimates in its fiscal first-quarter report, but the "high bar of expectations" and the stock's lofty price could lead to profit-taking, analysts said in a Monday note. A JPMorgan equity strategist recommends buying options spreads to reduce earnings-related r...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Trends, Nike, Bloomberg, Netflix, Jpmorgan, Watch Apple, Samik Chatterjee, Michael Avenatti

Grammy Performances by Demi Lovato, Alicia Keys Top Twitter and Facebook, Respectively

Demi Lovato's performance of "Anyone" captivated Twitter users during the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards Sunday night, while the top social moment on Facebook was provided by Alicia Keys for her opening and tribute to late National Basketball Association superstar Kobe Bryant, as well as her performance of "It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday"...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Alicia Keys, Demi Lovato, National Basketball Association, Kobe Bryant, Social Pro Daily, Demi Lovato Alicia Keys Top Twitter, Facebook Respectively

A massive $27 million Silicon Valley mansion is back on the market less than a year after selling — take a look

A seven-bedroom mansion in Atherton, California, is listed on the market for $27 million. The listing at 61 Faxon Road was listed in June 2018 for $32.5 million. It sold in April 2019 for $24 million, and now less than a year later, it's back on the market for $27 million. The mansion is the third most expensive listed publicly on the market in Atherton, a Silicon Valley town that many of the region's high-profile tech players call home — Forbes dubbed Atherton the wealthiest town in America i...
Tags: Google, Facebook, America, Trends, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Zillow, Bay Area, Forbes, Atherton, Menlo Circus Club, Atherton California, Faxon Road, Atherton a Silicon Valley, Keller Williams It

How to Keep Yourself Off Your Friend's Social Media Feeds

What do you do if you’re at a party and one of your friends starts taking pictures? Do you accept that anything you do at the event might end up on Facebook or Instagram? Do you reluctantly squeeze into the back of the group selfie? Read more...
Tags: Facebook, Friendship, Social Media, Lifehacks, Tech Etiquette

Family ‘heartbroken’ over loss of Sarah and Payton Chester, who died in helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant,

Sarah Chester was “the one that everybody counted on.” Her daughter Payton was “the gentlest person you would ever meet.” La Serna High football coach Andy George described his sister and 13-year-old niece, who were among the nine people from Orange County who died Sunday in the helicopter crash in Calabasas that killed Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. George, who just a couple months ago led his team to the CIF Southern Section Division 6 championship game and was ...
Tags: Facebook, News, La, Sport, Soccer, Kobe Bryant, Orange County, Sarah, Chris, Pacifica, Lakers, George, Riley, Bryant, St Margaret, Kobe

Police: Alex Holden Found Dead In American River Parkway

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Alex Holden, a 25-year-old man who went missing in Sacramento on New Year’s Eve, has been found dead, according to his family. CBS-affiliate KOLR confirmed the news through conversations with Holden’s father, Greene County Judge Calvin Holden, and his sister. Holden’s father also confirmed the news in a Facebook post on Sunday. (credit: KOLR) Police on Monday said they believe the body of a man found in the American River Parkway Sunday afternoon was Holden, although the c...
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Hillary Clinton slammed Mark Zuckerberg as 'authoritarian' and predicted that Facebook is 'going to reelect Trump'

Hillary Clinton slammed Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook's policies on misinformation in an interview with The Atlantic that was published on Saturday. Clinton called Zuckerberg "Trumpian" and "authoritarian" for standing by Facebook's policy that allows false claims in political ads on the platform. Clinton made the comments at Sundance Film Festival, where she was promoting her new Hulu documentary, "Hillary." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Hillary Clinton accused Facebook...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Trends, Atlantic, Hillary Clinton, House, Nancy Pelosi, Hulu, Donald Trump, Clinton, Zuckerberg, Trump, State, Trump Clinton, JEFFREY GOLDBERG

We asked execs at 20 startups like Brex, Kabbage, and N26 to define 'fintech' in their own words. Here's their pitch for what deserves the buzzy label.

Business Insider surveyed 20 startups about how they define the word fintech, and their responses varied widely. Beyond Big Tech and Wall Street, startups most would call "fintechs" are scooping up billions in VC funding from traditional venture firms and corporates alike.  Some of the people we asked see fintech as an emerging sector, while others pointed out that the ATM, invented in the 1960s, was the first fintech innovation. And some wondered whether big tech firms experimenting with chec...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, UK, Banks, Softbank, New York City, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Netflix, Square, SEC, Silicon Valley, Morgan Stanley

5 Top Tech Entrepreneurs You Must Follow

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur nowadays. People get motivated by the stories of some of the successful entrepreneurs who have become millionaires with their unique ideas. Unfortunately, it is not easy to do so. Some of today’s successful entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to come from wealthy and influential families. Others, however, need to put in a lot of hard work and determination before they can be successful. Below are the top tech entrepreneurs who worked really hard to get to wher...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Technology, Yahoo, China, Time, Entrepreneur, Snapchat, Tencent, Reddit, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Alexis Ohanian, Evan Spiegel, Aaron Swartz, Lifehacks

What Does a Digital Marketer Do? This is Everything You Need to Know

by Robert Clough Did you know that a digital marketing manager can make as much as $112,100? Your current role may not provide you with a career path that allows you to earn that amount of money. Following this, you might be interested in learning more about digital marketing and how you can secure a role as a digital marketer. Read on, and you'll learn more about the life of a digital marketer. By the end of this post, you should be able to answer the question, "what does a digital marke...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Seo, Ppc, Digital Marketing, Agency, Facebook Google, Robert Clough

Social media strategy: Where to begin?

Social media is not to be ignored these days: it’s everywhere! So when you’re working on building and growing your website, you need to take social media into account. Not sure why? Check out how social media can influence your SEO. Now, where do you begin? In this post, we’ll walk you through the steps […] The post Social media strategy: Where to begin? appeared first on Yoast.
Tags: Facebook, Pinterest, Seo

After collapsing in 2001, this small Chicago video game studio adapted to radical changes in the industry for a stunning revival. Here's how it did it.

In 1995, Jellyvision Games released "You Don't Know Jack," a comedic trivia game designed for personal computers. The game led to a hit franchise, with fans celebrating its humor and accessibility for casual gamers. But the sudden shift to digital distribution and online gaming left Jellyvision on the verge of collapse in 2001, and the game development studio went dormant for more than five years. In 2008, a small team returned to revive "You Don't Know Jack," hoping to capitalize on the growi...
Tags: Facebook, Jimmy Fallon, Microsoft, Youtube, Trends, Chicago, Sony, Nintendo, Jack, Second City, Don, Jackbox Party Pack, Bilder, Jack Jack, Nintendo Sony, Jellyvision

How to Ensure You Are Meeting the New 401K Standards

As an employer, there are many responsibilities that fall on your shoulders. Your employees’ retirement plans are one of these. If you’re unsure about how to meet the new 401k standards, here are some ways to help you do so efficiently. Start by Knowing Your General Duties Each employer has what is known as fiduciary duties to those who hold a retirement account with them. First, you need to act in the best of interest of your plan participants and their beneficiaries. All your actions regard...
Tags: Facebook, Careers, Business Planning, Brooke, Fidelity Vanguard, Brooke Chaplan, Los Lunas New Mexico, Hand of Administrative Tasks

GM is revitalizing a factory that was on the brink of closing to build a new generation of electric and self-driving vehicles (GM)

GM will invest $3 billion into its Detroit-Hamtramck plant in order to build electric and self-driving vehicles. The factory had previously been "unallocated" as GM shifted from sedan production to pickups and SUVs.  The company said that Detroit-Hamtramck could provide 2,200 "good paying" manufacturing jobs when running full speed. GM aims to launch 20 all-electric vehicles by 2023 and to commercialize a fully autonomous ride-sharing service. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories...
Tags: Facebook, US, San Francisco, Trends, Cruise, Gm, Ohio, Michigan, Chevy, Cadillac, Lordstown, Mark Reuss, United Auto Workers, Hamtramck, Detroit Hamtramck, General Motors Detroit Hamtramck

Report: Tinder’s new panic button is sharing your data with Facebook and YouTube

Last year, an investigation by ProPublica, BuzzFeed, and Columbia Journalism Investigations found more than 150 instances of sexual assault involving dating apps. Approximately 10 percent involved users being matched with dates who had previously been accused or convicted of sexual assault. Last week, Tinder took a small step to give users a peace of mind when meeting up with someone: Introducing a “panic button” — this feature shares a users exact location and connects them with local emergency...
Tags: Google, Startups, Facebook, Apps, Social Media, Tech, Columbia Journalism Investigations

This $350 mesh Wi-Fi system provides internet to my 4,000-square-foot home — and it takes just 10 minutes to set up

A high-quality router should be easy to set up, handle the demands of several devices at once, and provide fast and consistent internet speeds around your entire house. I like the Netgear Orbi Voice Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System because it's able to meet the high demands of my household, has a smart speaker that keeps my young son entertained, and requires little fuss. Though it's pricier than most, listed at $349.99 by Netgear, this mesh Wi-Fi system covers 4,500 square feet and achieves data ...
Tags: Facebook, Trends, Alexa, Netgear, Harman Kardon, Amazon Alexa, Disney Circle, Netgear Orbi, Netgear Orbi Voice, Netgear Orbi Voice Mesh Wi Fi System, Orbi Voice Pros

NBA mourns death of Kobe Bryant with in-game tributes

On Sunday, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were killed in a helicopter crash, along with seven others, in Calabasas, California. During Sunday's NBA games, many players and teams took the opportunity to pay tribute to Bryant as they processed the news.Atlanta Hawks All-Star point guard Trae Young opened the game against Washington by wearing Bryant's uniform number 8.  To start the game, the Hawks won the jump ball and Young held it to take an 8-second backcourt v...
Tags: Facebook, Washington, Phoenix Suns, Sport, Nba, San Antonio Spurs, Kobe Bryant, Indiana Pacers, Memphis, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors, Unknown, Knicks

Sylvester Stallone and Chris Rock Will Tout Facebook Groups During the Super Bowl

Facebook's first foray into the Big Game promotes a feature that the company has yet to monetize: groups. Sylvester Stallone and Chris Rock star in the Big Game installment of Facebook's "More Together" campaign, which kicked off early last year with Wieden + Kennedy. it's all about rocks for Facebook's first Super Bowl ad: rocks,...
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, Sylvester Stallone, Chris Rock, Wieden Kennedy, The Big Game, Publishers & Platforms

Facebook teases its first Super Bowl ad after a not-so sly leak from its star

CMO Antonio Lucio says the social network is preparing for the game like any other traditional advertiser.
Tags: Facebook, Advertising, CMO, Antonio Lucio

Mission teams begin again after cancellations in Lebanon

Lebanon (MNN) -- Until recently, protests in Lebanon caused a pause in mission work. While protests were mainly peaceful, local mission organizations saw many teams cancel their trips. Pierre Houssney from Horizons International says several visiting mission teams were in Beirut when protests broke out last October. “A lot of them just got locked down in their hotels, or in their guest houses,” Houssney says. “As soon as they got out of Lebanon, other teams started canceling.” Mini...
Tags: Facebook, Middle East, Beirut, Lebanon, U S State Department, Middle East They, Pierre Houssney, Houssney, Horizons International, Middle East Center, Ethan McArthur

Byte, the US homegrown competitor to TikTok, admitted to a huge bot problem just 2 days after launching

Byte, the new 6-second video app from Vine cofounder Dom Hofmann, admitted to a serious bot problem just two days after its release. Byte launched on Friday for the iPhone and on Android and lets users create six-second, looping videos. But early users have complained of numerous bot-generated spam comments being left under their posts. In a blog post published Sunday, Hofmann said Byte was aware of the problems and has made resolving them its "top priority." Visit Business Insider's homepage...
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