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After suffering two outages in a week, Instagram is testing a feature that lets you know when it's having issues so you won't think it's just your internet

Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Instagram says it is testing a feature that notifies users when outages or technical issues occur. The company will use the feature "when we see that people are confused and looking for answers." The news comes after Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp had two outages in five days last week. Instagram is testing out a new feature to notify users about outages after the app suffered two of them in the span of five days last week.The company anno...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, US, Trends, Tech, Whatsapp, Outage, Instagram Facebook, Tech Insider, Sarah Jackson, Downdetector, Getty Images Instagram, Jens Kalaene


I tried two of the most popular meditation apps, Headspace and Calm, for a week. One app was the clear winner for starting my workday with focus and mindfulness.

Jens Kalaene/Picture Alliance via Getty Images Many people swear by meditation to start their days with a moment of mindfulness and clarity. I put the popular meditation apps Headspace and Calm to the test to see which worked better for me. Calm was the clear winner in giving me a better meditation experience to begin my day. Here's why. See more stories on Insider's business page. I've often heard people tout the benefits of meditation, but I'd never tried it myself. Havi...
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26 products and apps we swear by to fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, and wake up well-rested

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Insider If you didn't sleep well the night before, you've probably experienced symptoms like irritability and poor concentration.It helps to create a bedtime routine and an optimal environment to fall asleep and stay asleep.Our Insider Reviews product testers swear by these 26 products for getting a great night's sleep.Anyone who has ever walked into school or work coming off of...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Home, Sleep, Trends, Features, Netflix, Bedroom, Casper, Everlane, University Of California San Diego, Headspace, Henley, Imo, Snowe, Tommy John


Thirteen Lives: Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell & More Join Thai Cave Rescue Biopic

Thirteen Lives: Viggo Mortensen, Colin Farrell & More Join Thai Cave Rescue Biopic Deadline brings word that MGM and Ron Howard’s Thai cave rescue biopic Thirteen Lives has rounded out its cast, including Oscar nominee Viggo Mortensen (The Lord of the Rings franchise), Golden Globe winner Colin Farrell (In Bruges), Golden Globe nominee Joel Edgerton (Boy Erased), Weir Sukollawat (Malila), Thiraphat Sajakul (The Serpent), Sahajak Boonthanakit (The Serpent), Vithaya Pansringarm (The Prey), Teer...
Tags: Movies, Australia, Navy, Thailand, Oscar, Colin Farrell, Richard Harris, Viggo Mortensen, Joel Edgerton, Ron Howard, MGM, South, Brian Grazer, Chiang Rai, Michael B Jordan, Howard


Extra Crunch’s Top 10 stories of 2020

I edited hundreds of stories in 2020, so choosing my favorites would be an exercise in futility. Instead, I’ve tried to gather a sample of Extra Crunch stories that taught me something new. (Which means this top 10 list betrays my ignorance, a humbling admission for a know-it-all like myself.) While narrowing down the field of candidates, I realized that we’re covering each of the topics on this list in greater depth next year. We already have stories in the works about no-code software, the eme...
Tags: Startups, Cloud, Facebook, Entrepreneurship, Berlin, Tech, Diversity, Netflix, SaaS, Venture Capital, Silicon Valley, Api, Robotics, Fintech, B2b, Elizabeth Ii


TikTok's app is launching on TVs for the first time

A girl holds her smartphone in her hands on which she has opened @madelainepetsch's profile in the short video app TikTok. Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images TikTok's will be available on TV for the first time. A partnership with Samsung means the app is available to download on certain smart TV models in Europe, and will be pre-installed on new TVs going forward. TikTok's TV experience will highlight the most popular content on the app, and the company says it'll ...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, UK, Youtube, Samsung, Trends, Samsung TV, Tech Insider, Waterworth, Tiktok, Chris Stokel Walker, Omdia, Jens Kalaene, Rich Waterworth TikTok, Fateha Begum, Deep Halder


Instagram disables the 'Recent' tab on hashtag pages to stop the spread of misinformation around Election Day

Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Instagram has disabled the "Recent" tab from hashtag pages for US users to prevent the spread of misinformation ahead of Election Day. The tab shows the latest posts that have used a particular hashtag. It was disabled Thursday, Instagram said. "We're doing this to reduce the real-time spread of potentially harmful content that could pop up around the election," the company tweeted.  Facebook, which owns Instagram, and Twitter have already la...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Instagram, China, Russia, US, Trends, Zuckerberg, Instagram and Twitter, Russia Iran, Getty Images Instagram, Instagram Comms, Kate Duffy, Jens Kalaene


A $350,000 TikTok campaign has registered more than 21,000 people to vote

TikTok Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images A third-party voter drive pays TikTok influencers to encourage users to register to vote in the US. The campaign, just two months old, recently crossed 21,000 signups. Almost all the voters are aged under 25, and 60% are women. Bigtent Creative has spent $350,000 signing up voters. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  A drive to register voters for the upcoming US presidential election through TikTok has added 2...
Tags: Texas, US, Trends, Getty Images, Election 2020, Philadelphia PA, Voter Registration, Tech Insider, Ysiad Ferreiras, Tiktok, Chris Stokel Walker, Jens Kalaene, TikTok Bigtent Creative, Bigtent, Jackie Gansky, Gansky


The 20 richest people in media, who have a collective net worth of more than $190 billion

Former Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg speaks at the dedication ceremony of the Memorial Glade at the 9/11 Memorial site in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, May 30, 2019. Carlo Allegri/Reuters Worth a combined $192 billion, media's richest players are behind massive publications such as Bloomberg and Reuters, and entertainment brands like Marvel and Fortnite. Business Insider has compiled a list of the 20 richest people in media, based on their industry classification in th...
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TikTok's deal with Oracle and Walmart lets it cling on to its most valuable asset — its algorithm

TikTok's recommendation algorithm is considered its "secret sauce." Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images ByteDance's deal with Oracle and Walmart means it will retain control of TikTok's algorithms, the company said in a statement on Monday. TikTok's recommendation algorithm is considered by experts to be the company's "secret sauce," and employees have referred to it as a "crown jewel." China blocked ByteDance from selling the algorithm in late August by passing ext...
Tags: China, US, America, Trends, Walmart, Algorithm, Donald Trump, Oracle, Cnbc, Trump, Tech Insider, Bytedance, Tiktok, Isobel Asher Hamilton, TikTok acquisition, Jens Kalaene


People are scrambling to download TikTok after the Trump administration issued an order banning it from app stores

TikTok Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images People are rushing to download TikTok after the Trump administration announced that the app would be banned from app stores by Sunday, Sept. 20. The app shot up to the second slot on the Apple App Store charts Friday morning following the announcement. According to the Trump administration's announcement, people will no longer be able to download TikTok or its updates after Sunday, and US companies will no longer be able to hos...
Tags: Apple, Google, US, Trends, Tech, Commerce, App Store, Oracle, Ross, Apple App Store, Trump, Bianca, Tech Insider, Wilbur Ross, App Annie Downloads, Tiktok


Facebook spied on Instagram users through their iPhone cameras, a new lawsuit claims

Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Facebook is being sued by an Instagram user who claims the social media giant spied on users through their iPhone cameras. Brittany Conditi, who filed the lawsuit, said Facebook accessed Instagram users’ cameras even when they weren’t taking pictures or videos.  Users first noticed a green FaceTime symbol appear on their phones when they were scrolling through their Instagram news feeds in July. Facebook has denied spying, and blamed a bug. V...
Tags: Facebook, Lawsuit, Instagram, Privacy, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Cameras, Allegations, Facetime, Spy, Tech Insider, Getty Images Facebook, Kate Duffy, Jens Kalaene, Brittany Conditi


SUCCESS INSIDER: 6 side hustles you can start online to make extra money from home

Stephanie Smolders earns money online while traveling around the world. Stephanie Smolders Stephanie Smolders and her partner have been full-time traveling freelancers for four years. In that time, they've become experts at finding work from anywhere in the world.  They shared their best tips with Business Insider, from online tutoring to creating digital products. Read more here. Welcome to Success Insider, our regular newsletter for getting things done. This week we have info on "microsch...
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TikTok's advertising pitch reveals new data about the app

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for September 14. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]'s news: TikTok's ad pitch reveals new data, Pornhub's mysterious marketing executives, and how much influencers charge for sponsored Instagram Reels. TikTok Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Inside TikTo...
Tags: Apple, Instagram, US, Trends, Walmart, Middle East, Pornhub, North Africa, Trump, Louis Vuitton, McDonald, Laurent, Steve Easterbrook, Business Insider Facebook, Lauren Johnson, Lauren Read


Tech’s next biggest challenge is holding itself accountable, as the industry prepares for 5G and a wearables boom

TikTok has emerged as a powerful — and polarizing — social platform Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple faced the U.S. Congress in a landmark antitrust hearing, capping off a year that saw new calls for accountability for market share and misinformation. Privacy is also a growing concern for consumers, as demonstrated by the success of encrypted apps such as Signal.  Meanwhile, tech innovation continues, as 5G emerges in...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Wearables, Microsoft, Congress, US, Samsung, Trends, Social Media, Walmart, Analysis, Nba, Silicon Valley, Harry, Jack Dorsey


Technology companies are pushed for greater accountability, while health wearables boom and 5G goes mainstream

TikTok has emerged as a powerful — and polarizing — social platform Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images Amazon, Facebook, Google, and Apple faced the U.S. Congress in a landmark antitrust hearing, capping off a year that saw new calls for accountability for market share and misinformation. Privacy is also a growing concern for consumers, as demonstrated by the success of encrypted apps such as Signal.  Meanwhile, tech innovation continues, as 5G emerges in...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Wearables, Technology, Microsoft, Congress, US, Samsung, Trends, Social Media, Walmart, Nba, Silicon Valley, Harry, Jack Dorsey


Experts dissected TikTok's algorithm and say a US buyer will struggle to replicate its magic

TikTok Photo by Jens Kalaene/picture alliance via Getty Images TikTok's prospective buyer will struggle to replicate the app's magic if the purchase doesn't include its recommendation algorithm, experts say. AI and product experts told Business Insider that TikTok's recommendation algorithm is stronger than rivals partly because the company has access to extensive training data. TikTok is currently thought to be wrangling over whether it can sell its recommendation algorithms to a US buyer...
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