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3 cliché pieces of startup advice I never want to hear again

There’s certainly no shortage of advice on how to build and grow a startup. From keeping an insanely packed, no-sleep schedule like Jack Dorsey’s to putting your entire social life on hold, it seems that there’s “wisdom” around every corner. But I’ve learned through my own experience that, despite the volume of advice out there, much of it isn’t all that useful in most cases. No single nugget of insight will make or break your business. Instead, the secret to success is learning how to follow yo...
Tags: Startups, Jack Dorsey, Podium, Growth Quarters


China's fake photo of Australian soldier harming child is part of 'dirty game,' Australian special forces soldier says

The image posted on a Chinese government official's Twitter account. @zlj517/Twitter A fabricated image of an Australian soldier harming an Afghan child, published on Twitter by a Chinese official, drew fierce backlash from Australia. China has doubled down on the photo, and an Australian special forces soldier who completed multiple combat tours in Afghanistan told Insider that it was part of a "dirty game." "It looks like they're trying to tarnish us for different transgressions," he...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Politics, News, Australia, China, US, International, Trends, Afghanistan, Beijing, Scott Morrison, Xinjiang, Jack Dorsey, Rubio, Morrison


Dozens of tech companies sign ‘Tech for Good Call’ following French initiative

A couple of years ago, French President Emmanuel Macron initiated the Tech for Good Summit by inviting 50 tech CEOs to discuss the challenges in the tech industry and make some announcements. Usually, tech CEOs meet ahead of Viva Technology, a tech event in Paris. This year, Viva Technology had to be canceled, which means that tech CEOs couldn’t get together, take a group photo and say that they want to make the world a better place. In the meantime, dozens of tech CEOs have chosen to sign a ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Startups, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Europe, France, Tech, European Union, Policy, Paris, France Newsletter, OECD, Jack Dorsey, Sundar Pichai, Tech For Good


11 things you can do to stop being manipulated by your phone, according to the tech experts featured in Netflix's 'The Social Dilemma'

Netflix's "The Social Dilemma." Netflix Netflix's "The Social Dilemma" explores our deeply-entrenched societal addiction to social media and what large tech firms stand to gain from our engagement on the platforms.  The film has been among the most-watched programs since it was released on the service on September 9 and features commentary from top industry figures and critics. The docudrama is sobering to watch, but the credit reel features tips and tricks on how to cut down on phone ...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Social Networks, Youtube, Senate, New York City, US, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Features, Netflix, Innovation, New Orleans


Square stock on fire: Jack Dorsey’s beard sets 3 share price records in 3 days

Square, the fintech stock led by Twitter billionaire and beard-of-the-people Jack Dorsey, is on fire. In the past three days, Square‘s share price has set three consecutive all-time highs, both intraday and closing. It peaked at $208 on Monday, hit $209.36 on Tuesday, and broke $214 on Wednesday to close the day up 240% for the year-to-date. Square’s previous intraday and closing records were $201 and $198, set on November 6. If Square was included in benchmark indices like the S&P 500 or the NA...
Tags: Startups, Twitter, Square, Jack Dorsey, Hard Fork


Square cofounder Jim McKelvey on competing with Amazon, building a startup during a recession, and why 2020 is a great year for entrepreneurs

Square cofounder Jim McKelvey and Polina Marinova. Polina Marinova/Screenshot from INBOUND2020 conference Polina Marinova is the founder and author of The Profile, a newsletter that features longform profiles on successful people and companies. She recently interviewed Square cofounder Jim McKelvey for the INBOUND2020 conference, where he discussed what it was like building a startup during a recession, competing against Amazon, and fighting imposter syndrome. McKelvey says understanding w...
Tags: Amazon, Startups, New York, Entrepreneurship, US, San Francisco, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Bank Of America, Ikea, Square, American Express, Jack Dorsey, Jack, St Louis


Twitter Reveals Plans to Bring Back Verification Applications in Early 2021

Twitter is getting back into the verification game, at least officially, starting early next year. The social network halted its verification application process in March 2018, with CEO Jack Dorsey saying during a livestream at the time, "We believe verification is something that is very broken on this platform and something that we need to...
Tags: Advertising, Jack Dorsey, Platforms, Social Pro Daily


PayPal and Square's Cash App have scooped up 100% of newly mined bitcoins, report says

Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images PayPal and Square's Cash App have scored 100% of the new supply of bitcoins, according to the crypto hedge fund Pantera Capital.A chief reason for Bitcoin's rally is the ease of investing via PayPal, Cash App, and Robinhood, the firm said.PayPal has already bought 70% of newly issued bitcoin, while Square is estimated to be buying about 40%.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.PayPal and Jack Dorsey's Cash App have bought 100% of newly mined...
Tags: US, Trends, Markets, Paypal, Bitcoin, Square, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrencies, Goldman, Robinhood, Pantera Capital, Pantera, Bitcoin Miners, Bitcoin mining, Square app, Cash App


Republicans will continue to cherry-pick examples of anti-conservative bias at Facebook and Twitter — but right-wing misinformation breaks more rules online

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., on November 17, 2020 in Washington, DC. Bill Clark-Pool/Getty Images Republican lawmakers have been using congressional hearings as an opportunity to grill the CEOs of tech companies whose online platforms, they allege, discriminate against conservative content. At Tuesday's virtual Senate hearing featuring Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey, Republican lawmakers like Sen. Ted Cruz once again questioned the execs on random examples of what...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, New York Post, Politics, News, Washington, Senate, Politico, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Analysis


This Week in Apps: Apple slashes commissions, Twitter launches Fleets, warnings about Parler

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   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   $544 billion valuation, 6.5x higher ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, TC, Facebook, Apps, Twitter, Japan, Instagram, Supreme Court, Australia, Washington Post, Youtube, Ipo, Tech, Eu


The world's biggest crypto fund manager says Bitcoin is the next step in the evolution of money – and 'I can't use it to buy coffee' is no longer a sound argument

Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images Bitcoin is not a fad that will fade away, said Michael Sonnenshein, managing director of Greyscale Investments.Investors understand that "buying Bitcoin and putting it in their portfolio is meant to be a store of value, inflation hedge, a digital gold, a digital form of money," Sonnenshein told Business Insider.Investors should not get hung up over the fact that there are only 21 million Bitcoin that will ever exist, because each coin has a 100 mi...
Tags: UK, Finance, US, Trends, Markets, Paypal, Bitcoin, Square, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrencies, Digital Currency, Jefferies, Business Insider, MicroStrategy, Grayscale Investments, Greyscale


Twitter says it will hand over the official presidential handle to Joe Biden on Inauguration Day, but Trump will still keep his personal account

Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Twitter will hand over the official @POTUS account to President-elect Joe Biden when he's sworn in on Inauguration Day, the company said on Friday. The social media company plans to do the same for other Twitter handles linked to the presidency, including @FLOTUS, @VP, and @whitehouse accounts. This move won't affect President Trump too much as he's been largely tweeting from his personal account @realDonaldTrump. However, his priva...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Politics, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Tech News, News UK, Biden, Jack Dorsey, Nyu, Trump, Elizabeth, Facebook Twitter, National Archives and Records Administration


Twitter says it will hand over the official presidential account to Joe Biden on Inauguration Day

Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Twitter will hand over the official @POTUS account to President-elect Joe Biden when he's sworn in on Inauguration Day, the company said on Friday. The social media company plans to do the same for other Twitter handles linked to the presidency, including @FLOTUS, @VP, and @whitehouse accounts. This move won't affect President Trump too much as he's been largely tweeting from his personal account @realDonaldTrump. However, his priva...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Politics, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Tech News, News UK, Biden, Jack Dorsey, Nyu, Trump, Elizabeth, Facebook Twitter, National Archives and Records Administration


SCOTT GALLOWAY: The TV business model is eroding. With the acquisition of an iconic network like CNN, companies like Netflix or Twitter could reshape the future of news.

Cable subscriptions for TV news have steadily decreased in recent years. Scott Olson/Getty Images Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is his recent blog post, republished with permission. It originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." As TV news and cable viewerships decline, Galloway says platforms like CNN have a chance to bridge the digital divide and avoid depending solely on advertising revenue. He says CNN could work w...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Hbo, News, Media, Time Warner, Cable, Youtube, Opinion, John Oliver, Disney, NFL, America


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey 'should be fired,' according to NYU professor Scott Galloway

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appearing in front of lawmakers via teleconference. Greg Nash/Pool via REUTERS Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has a second job: CEO of Square, the digital payments company he started after being fired from Twitter in 2008. This dual role "renders him totally incapable of providing the attention and leadership" Twitter needs, investor and NYU Stern professor Scott Galloway argued in a recent interview. Galloway outright calls for Dorsey's firing — but Dorsey has been notori...
Tags: Twitter, Trends, Square, Jack Dorsey, Dorsey, Investors, New York University, Nyu, Galloway, Scott Galloway, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, NYU Stern, Greg Nash, Yahoo Finance Live This


‘I haven’t had a shave in a week’ – how 2020 rebooted men’s style

It wasn’t just slovenly grooming and sweatpants, male fashion embraced the outdoors when the pandemic hitThis week, Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, raised eyebrows with his appearance. He testified remotely before the Senate judiciary committee with a Gandalf-esque growth of beard and a gap-year nose ring. A few days earlier, the rapper Tyler, The Creator had appeared at the People’s Choice awards wearing a deerstalker on top of his head, sporting a cream puffer jacket and carrying a man bag. Both T...
Tags: Twitter, Fashion, Senate, Life and style, Men's Fashion, Men's Coats And Jackets, Jack Dorsey, Tyler The Creator, Dorsey, Men's Trousers, Tyler, Gandalf, People 's Choice, Coronavirus, Uvence


Twitter slows the rollout of its disappearing message feature, Fleets, amid tech issues and privacy concerns

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey REUTERS/Anushree Fadnav Twitter on Wednesday said its launch of Fleets, a disappearing-message feature, was having performance and stability problems. Many users won't get Fleets "for a few more days," the company said. Users have raised privacy concerns, saying the feature encouraged harassment. Some Twitter users were able to send Fleets to people whose direct messages were closed. A Twitter spokeswoman told Bloomberg on Thursday that the company was working to fi...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Bloomberg, Bbc, Snapchat, Jack Dorsey, Instagram Facebook, Tech Insider, Anushree Fadnav Twitter, Kevin Shalvey


Daily Crunch: Apple cuts App Store fees

Apple is making a big shift in App Store fees, Duolingo raises more funding and Pfizer releases updated vaccine results. This is your Daily Crunch for November 18, 2020. The big story: Apple cuts App Store fees Apple is cutting the 30% fee it normally charges for App Store transactions to 15% for some developers — specifically, those who, after Apple’s commission, earn less than $1 million per year. The company estimates that this will impact the “vast majority” of apps, with more details a...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Mobile, Facebook, China, US, Tech, Atlantic, Tim Cook, Pfizer, App Store, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Marissa Mayer, Robinhood


Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg are caught in the Congressional time warp again — but where's Parler?

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Get Insider Tech straight in your inbox by subscribing here. Soundtrack: for maximum enjoyment of this newsletter, we recommend listening to "Time Warp," from "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" while you read. This week: The time warp, featuring Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg ... again Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-May...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, Texas, Congress, White House, Ipo, Softbank, America, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Connecticut


Trump will lose protected Twitter status after his presidency

Twitter has at various times acknowledged that Donald Trump isn’t bound by the same rules that govern the rest of us. This executive privilege has allowed him to continue posting comments that could have long ago gotten any normal person banned from the platform. More recently, the service has sought to balance misinformation/disinformation with warning labels that alternately sit below or obscure the text. Twitter was adding these at a frenetic pace in the lead-up to the November 3 election....
Tags: Social, Facebook, Apps, Twitter, Instagram, Supreme Court, US, Tech, Policy, Pennsylvania, Republican Party, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Dorsey, Trump, Congressional


Trump will lose his fact-checking protections on Facebook once he leaves the White House, meaning the platform could demote his page if he spouts misinformation

A photo Donald Trump shared on Facebook of a meeting with Mark Zuckerberg on September 19, 2019. Donald Trump/Facebook Facebook's policies will allow it to start adding fact-checks to posts from President Donald Trump once he has left the White House, a spokesperson told Business Insider. Politicians are exempt from fact-checks on Facebook, but they lose this protection once they leave office.  That means future posts from Trump containing any misinformation could have their visibility red...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Post, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Dorsey, Zuckerberg, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, Tech Insider, Sen Mazie Hirono


Senate's tech CEO interrogation shows parties are worlds apart

The hearing with Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey suggested the new Congress will struggle to pass new rules for tech.
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Congress, Senate, Jack Dorsey


Trump will lose his 'world leader' Twitter privileges on January 20, Jack Dorsey confirms — meaning he could get banned just like everyone else

President Donald Trump uses a mobile phone during a roundtable discussion on the reopening of small businesses in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 18, 2020. Reuters/Leah Millis Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey told a congressional hearing on Tuesday that once President Donald Trump is no longer president, his tweets won't fall under the company's "world leader" policy.  World leader Twitter accounts are granted certain exemptions when they break Twitter's guideline...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Minneapolis, California, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Dorsey, Trump, Common Cause, Tech Insider


10 things in tech you need to know today

Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for WIRED25; Francois Mori/AP 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.And for the biggest stories in politics, sign up here for 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today — launching soon!Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey faced questions over the US election. La...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, New York, Softbank, US, Trends, Jack Dorsey, Robinhood, Nordic, Trump, Amazon Alexa, Tech Insider, Phillip Faraone Getty, Francois Mori


Facebook and Twitter CEOs face Senate hearing over handling of 2020 US election – video

The chief executive officers of Twitter and Facebook appear before a US Senate hearing to testify about allegations of anti-conservative bias and their handling of the 2020 election. Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg face questioning for the second time in as many months, with Republican lawmakers alleging – without evidence – censorship of conservative viewsTwitter and Facebook CEOs testify on alleged anti-conservative bias Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Senate, US, Social Media, US politics, US Senate, Republican, Jack Dorsey


After Trump Leaves Office, Twitter and Facebook Will Take Different Approaches to Handling His Posts

At the Senate Judiciary Committee’s four-plus-hour hearing Tuesday with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter’s Jack Dorsey, the two social-media CEOs faced attacks from Republicans and Democrats alike about their policies. GOP lawmakers accused Facebook and Twitter, as they have repeatedly, of censoring conservative viewpoints while Democrats (as they have done previously as well) blasted the […]
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, News, Gop, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, Trump Leaves Office Twitter


Twitter Election Fraud ‘Dispute’ Hypocrisy Extends to Treatment of Guns

I Voted sticker on MIRA gas mask with a Romanian WASR AKM behind it. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “For years the Dems have been preaching how unsafe and rigged our elections have been,” President Donald Trump tweeted Friday. “Now they are saying what a wonderful job the Trump Administration did in making 2020 the most secure election ever. Actually this is true, except for what the Democrats did. Rigged Election!” For years the Dems have been preaching how unsafe and rigged our el...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Guns, White House, Joe Biden, Ap, Democrats, New York Times, Bill Clinton, Associated Press, Resistance, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Reuters, Mira, Donald J Trump


Twitter and Facebook CEOs testify on alleged anti-conservative bias

Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg were subpoenaed to the Senate hearing to ‘review the companies’ handling of the 2020 election’The chief executive officers of Twitter and Facebook took the stand on Tuesday to testify, again, about allegations of anti-conservative bias on their platforms.Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey were subpoenaed in October to appear at Tuesday’s hearing with the Senate judiciary committee in order to “review the companies’ handling of the 2020 election”. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Technology, Republicans, Senate, US news, US politics, US Senate, Jack Dorsey


Big Tech Election Interference Hearing Interrupted by Senator's Election Interference Scandal

Thank the gods for Lindsey Graham’s alleged spineless criminality. Without the presence of the senator from South Carolina, today’s Big Tech hearing on censorship and election interference on social media might’ve been completely off-topic. Read more...
Tags: Mark Zuckerberg, Science, Hearing, Jack Dorsey, South Carolina, Lindsey Graham, Senate Judiciary Committee, Section 230


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says Twitter's new disappearing Fleets feature is stressing her out

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined Twitter users complaining about Fleets, the social media platform's newest feature that rolled out on Tuesday. "Does the fleets thing stress anyone else out?" the New York congresswoman tweeted.  Fleets allows users to post tweets that disappear after 24 hours — similar to Snapchat and Instagram Stories. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez joined a ch...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, New York, News, Trends, Social Media, Jack Dorsey, Aoc, Senate Judiciary Committee, Tech Insider, Fleets, Tom Williams CQ Roll Call Inc, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasio Cortez