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Facebook moderators, tasked with watching horrific content, are demanding an end to NDAs that promote a 'culture of fear and excessive secrecy'

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington DC on Oct. 23, 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP Facebook content moderators are calling for an end to NDAs, which prohibit them from talking about work. Moderators are contractors tasked with sifting through violent content, like suicide and child abuse. The moderators are also asking for better mental health support and full-time employee pay. See more stories on Insider's business page. Content moderators for Facebook are urging the company to improve...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Trends, Social Media, Ireland, Washington Dc, Accenture, Sheryl Sandberg, Andrew Harnik, Irish Parliament, Tech Insider, Content Moderation, Katie Canales, Content Moderators, Isabella Plunkett


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


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says bitcoin's 'weird as hell' community inspires him and reminds him of the internet's early days

Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey. MARCO BELLO/AFP via Getty Images Jack Dorsey cited the "weird as hell" bitcoin community as the reason for his support of the digital currency. The Twitter CEO chatted with Elon Musk Wednesday about all things bitcoin-related. Dorsey said bitcoin's "always evolving" network reminds him of the internet's early days. See more stories on Insider's business page. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said part of what drives his passion for bitcoin is its comm...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, News, Finance, Trends, Tesla, Bitcoin, Miami, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrency, Musk, Dorsey, Twitter Ceo, Steve Lee, Tech Insider, Cathie Wood


Elon Musk says Tesla's caused him two-thirds of the personal and professional pain he's ever felt

Tesla CEO Elon Musk appeared in a virtual bitcoin chat with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and others. The B Word Elon Musk said two-thirds of the personal and professional pain he's felt stems from Tesla. In a virtual bitcoin chat Wednesday, Musk said he's poured his "life energy" into the company. "This is a hella hard situation," Musk said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk said two-thirds of the "personal and professional pain" he's experienced has stemmed...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Trends, Tesla, Bitcoin, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrency, Musk, Dorsey, Steve Lee, Tech Insider, Cathie Wood, Katie Canales, Jack Dorsey Musk


Facebook has no idea how far COVID-19 vaccine misinformation has spread.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo Facebook data scientists reportedly asked for resources to measure COVID misinformation. But the company did not approve of their request, according to the New York Times. The report shows how Facebook does not know how widespread vaccine misinformation is on its platform. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook isn't able to exactly measure how much misinformation exists on its platform - or how much of it ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, News, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, New York Times, Biden, Times, Misinformation, Vivek Murthy, Ron Klain, Erin Scott, Tech Insider


Jeff Bezos took Amelia Earhart's goggles, a piece of canvas from the Wright Flyer, and other priceless pieces of aviation history to space

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Jeff Bezos took Amelia Earhart's goggles with them to space on Tuesday. He said Earhart wore the goggles when she became the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo. They also brought canvas from the Wright Flyer and a medallion from the first hot air balloon flight. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos and the New Shepard crew brought Amelia Earhart's goggles with them to space during Tuesday's flight.During a post-flight press co...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Science, News, Trends, Atlantic, Space Travel, Amelia Earhart, Jeff Bezos, Blue Origin, Amelia, Funk, Atlantic Ocean, Mark, Wright, Bezos


Jeff Bezos just went to space, and you can too

Jeff Bezos and Wally Funk after a flight to space aboard Blue Origin's New Shepard on July 20. Blue Origin / New Shepard First Human Flight Jeff Bezos and three others flew to space Tuesday in his company, Blue Origin's, first human flight. And you can go to space too - the company said Tuesday that it is "open for ticket sales." Blue Origin's first paying customer was Oliver Daemen, one of four astronauts on Tuesday's flight. See more stories on Insider's business page...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Federal Aviation Administration, Blue Origin, Funk, Mark, Bezos, Daemen, Wally Funk, Katie Canales, Oliver Daemen, Ariane Cornell Blue Origin, Olivier Daemen Blue Origin


Facebook will let users become 'experts' to cut down on misinformation. It's another attempt to avoid responsibility for harmful content.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook will let people in groups become experts, whose posts will be amplified. The idea is to designate "knowledgeable experts" who can serve as authoritative voices. But the move is another way Facebook is skirting responsibility for what is posted on its site. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook is once again enlisting someone else to do its work for it.The company said this week that it would let the admini...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Washington, Trends, Social Media, Analysis, Donald Trump, Border Patrol, Trump, Tech Companies, Tech Insider, Content Moderation, Facebook s News Feed, Katie Canales, DC Brent Stirton Getty Images Facebook


Uber's CEO 'nearly got killed' while delivering for UberEats on bike in San Francisco

Carlo Allegri/Reuters Uber's CEO delivered food for UberEats, and he told the New York Times he "nearly got killed." Dara Khosrowshahi said "traffic was nuts" as he rode his bike near a baseball park in San Francisco. The executive spent time delivering food in late June and made 0.3% of his daily salary in one day. See more stories on Insider's business page. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi delivered for UberEats via bike in late June, and San Francisco's bustling streets apparen...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, News, San Francisco, Trends, New York Times, Giants, Tech Companies, Mets, Dara Khosrowshahi, Tech Insider, Khosrowshahi, Katie Canales, Oracle Park, Carlo Allegri Reuters Uber, Maureen Dowd Khosrowshahi


Uber's CEO says he 'nearly got killed' while delivering for UberEats on bike in San Francisco

Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's CEO. Carlo Allegri/Reuters Uber's CEO delivered food for UberEats, and he told The New York Times he "nearly got killed." Dara Khosrowshahi said "traffic was nuts" as he rode his bike near a baseball park in San Francisco. He said he spent time delivering food in late June and made about 0.3% of his daily salary. See more stories on Insider's business page. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi delivered for UberEats via bike in late June, and San Francisco's...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, News, San Francisco, Trends, New York Times, The New York Times, Giants, Tech Companies, Mets, Maureen Dowd, Dara Khosrowshahi, Tech Insider, Khosrowshahi, Katie Canales, Oracle Park


Reddit's Alexis Ohanian compared Facebook to Marvel villain Thanos, saying its growth is 'inevitable' unless the government intervenes

Alexis Ohanian. Jin S. Lee/Business Insider Alexis Ohanian said Facebook's explosive growth is "inevitable" unless lawmakers intervene. The Reddit founder said government intervention is the only thing to "stop the march" of big tech firms. Regulatory talk is growing louder in Washington as scrutiny mounts on the tech industry. See more stories on Insider's business page. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian said the only thing that can reel in tech's biggest players is the US gove...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Politics, News, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Reddit, Alexis Ohanian, Thanos, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Tech Companies, Ohanian, Tech Insider


Bay Area renters have to make between $31 and $68 an hour in order to afford an apartment

Resident does yoga on the roof of his apartment building in San Francisco, California. (Gabrielle Lurie/The San Francisco Chronicle/Getty Images) Bay Area renters have the most expensive housing in the country, according to a new report. To afford a one-bedroom apartment, Bay Area renters have to work 2.2 full-time jobs at minimum wage. San Francisco's high cost of living is due to its booming tech industry and proximity to Silicon Valley. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Real Estate, London, News, California, New York City, US, Careers, America, San Francisco, Trends, Minimum Wage, Economy, Austin, Rent


Big Tech knows there's a housing crisis. Apple and Amazon donate millions of dollars to affordable housing where they operate.

The Apple Campus 2 is seen under construction in Cupertino, California in this aerial photo taken January 13, 2017. Reuters Apple said Wednesday it has poured $1 billion into affordable housing efforts in California. Amazon similarly said Tuesday it's giving $40 million worth of unused land for Virginia to build new homes. The donations signal that Big Tech is aware of housing crises in areas where it operates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Big Tech knows there's...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, News, Virginia, San Francisco, Trends, Tesla, Silicon Valley, Housing Crisis, Bay Area, San Francisco Bay Area, Tech Companies, Northern California, Reuters Apple, Brookfield Asset Management, Cupertino California


TikTok just hit a critical milestone only Facebook has been able to achieve

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and TikTok parent company Bytedance CEO Zhang Yiming. Liu Jie/Xinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Liu Jie via Getty Images; Zheng Shuai/VCG via Getty Images; Insider TikTok has been downloaded three billion times around the globe. Facebook and its WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger are the only other non-game apps to hit that mark. TikTok reaching that milestone proves Facebook isn't the only app people don't want to live without. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Facebook, Apps, Mark Zuckerberg, News, Instagram, Trends, Getty Images, Whatsapp, Instagram Facebook, VCG, Sensor Tower, Tech Insider, Bytedance, Tiktok, Katie Canales, Zheng Shuai


Facebook joins Amazon in requesting the FTC's new chairwoman be removed from any investigations, saying she's biased

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images; GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images; Insider Facebook filed a petition with the FTC to have its chair removed from any company deliberations. Facebook's petition comes two weeks after Amazon made a similar one. Both companies said Khan is biased given her past criticism of Big Tech. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook wants Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan removed from any investigation of the company and has accu...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, House, Antitrust, Khan, Wall Street Journal, Federal Trade Commission, Ftc, Facebook Facebook, Facebook Amazon Google


An Amazon warehouse's IPO plans show how loyalty to the e-commerce giant can breed success for its contractors

Parcels are stored in a truck in a logistics centre of the mail order company Amazon. Rolf Vennenbernd/picture alliance via Getty Images ROX Financial wants to buy a Bay Area Amazon warehouse and take it public. It wants to buy up more facilities in the future to also lease to the e-commerce giant. The move shows how contractors can piggyback off of Amazon's success - only if they're loyal to the firm. See more stories on Insider's business page. A company wants to buy a wareho...
Tags: Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Ipo, US, Trends, Retail, Warehouse, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Bay Area, Tech Insider, Rolf Vennenbernd, Katie Canales, Amazon com Services LLC, Finbold, Getty Images ROX Financial


Warren Buffett reversed plans to buy a $1.3 billion pipeline to avoid antitrust scrutiny - and its shows how the rich and powerful see Washington's growing regulatory threat

Warren Buffett in 2019. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway abandoned plans to buy a $1.3 billion natural gas pipeline. Buffett's energy company operates in states where the pipeline runs, which seller said the FTC could have used to block the deal. The abandoned purchase signals that Buffett sees a growing federal regulatory threat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Washington's beefing up its antitrust regulatory muscle, and...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Colorado, Washington, Finance, US, Trends, Strategy, Joe Biden, Cnn, Antitrust, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Khan, Warren Buffet


TikTok's parent company isn't the first Chinese firm to reportedly cancel its IPO plans - but it may get to avoid the public embarrassment Jack Ma faced

ByteDance CEO & cofounder Zhang Yiming. Visual China Group via Getty Images; Ruobing Su/Business Insider Bytedance was reportedly planning on going public before China told it to focus on its data security risks. The TikTok parent company then reportedly paused its listing plans as China continues its Big Tech crackdown. The reported move could save Bytedance and its CEO from the tribulations Jack Ma and his Ant Group saw recently. See more stories on Insider's business page. TikTok...
Tags: News, China, Ipo, Trends, Getty Images, Alibaba, Jack Ma, Wall Street Journal, Cnbc, Ma, Big Tech, Tech Insider, Bytedance, Tiktok, Katie Canales, Ant Group


Facebook employees are reportedly begging the company to do more about racist comments attacking English soccer players after the team lost the Euro Cup final

Bukayo Saka on July 11, 2021. LAURENCE GRIFFITHS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Employees are frustrated with Facebook as racist comments fill Black soccer players' accounts. Employees said the company needs to act faster and "can't be seen as complicit in this." One employee said they've reported so many comments that they are now disabled from doing so. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook employees are begging the company to take more aggressive action agains...
Tags: Facebook, England, News, Instagram, Mac, Sports, Trends, Social Media, Racism, Employees, Donald Trump, Rashford, Marcus Rashford, Tech Insider, Saka, Content Moderation


I bought a $70 printer to return things I bought online during the pandemic - and it was my best decision yet

I bought an HP DeskJet from Amazon because I was fed up with struggling to find a printer for online returns. Katie Canales/Insider Online shopping surged during the pandemic, and it made me realize the value of printers. Some sites don't make it easy to return things, and many stores stopped accepting in-person returns. I bought one off Amazon and I wish I'd done it sooner. See more stories on Insider's business page. I never thought I'd own a printer. Then the pandemic ...
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A Google privacy engineer says he quit over 'constant gaslighting' following the firing of two AI experts

AI researcher Timnit Gebru (left) and Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Kimberly White/Getty Images/Denis Balibouse/Reuters A Google privacy engineer said he quit after the company controversially fired two AI ethicists. One of them, Timnit Gebru, said was fired in December, prompting widespread employee outrage. The engineer, Damien Desfontaines, has been with the company since 2014, per his LinkedIn profile. See more stories on Insider's business page. A senior privacy software engineer at G...
Tags: Google, News, Enterprise, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Linkedin, Ai, Mitchell, Tech Companies, Zurich Switzerland, Margaret Mitchell, Tech Insider, Firings, Timnit Gebru, Katie Canales


A giant, life-like cat watches over crowds on a new Tokyo billboard - and people can't get enough of it

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters A giant 3D cat is on display on a Tokyo billboard. It was organized by local businesses to cheer people up, as Reuters reported. The life-like calico can be seen perched on a bookshelf towering over one of the city's busiest areas. See more stories on Insider's business page. A giant 3D cat is currently displayed on a Tokyo billboard towering over a busy part of the city.As Reuters reported, local businesses organized the display to cheer people up.The giant...
Tags: News, Trends, Cat, Tokyo, 3D, Reuters, Tech Insider, Kim Kyung Hoon Reuters, Katie Canales


Experts say it'll take more than just breaking up Facebook to rein in Big Tech and protect your data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP If Facebook spun off Instagram and WhatsApp, it would still have all of your data. Congress wants to force Facebook to share that data with other platforms to promote competition. Experts say there needs to be a provision ensuring user rights are protected. Otherwise, expect "disaster." See more stories on Insider's business page. A potential forced break up of Facebook has been discussed for years, and that conversation has only b...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Instagram, Privacy, Yahoo, Congress, Trends, Data, Whatsapp, Antitrust, University of Pennsylvania, Bell, Carnegie Mellon


Experts say it doesn't matter if Congress breaks up Facebook - the company already has all of your data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP If Facebook spun off Instagram and WhatsApp, it would still have all of your data. Congress wants to force Facebook to share that data with other platforms to promote competition. Experts say there needs to be a provision ensuring user rights are protected. Otherwise, expect "disaster." See more stories on Insider's business page. A potential forced break up of Facebook has been discussed for years, and that conversation has only b...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Instagram, Privacy, Yahoo, Congress, Trends, Data, Whatsapp, Antitrust, University of Pennsylvania, Bell, Carnegie Mellon


It doesn't matter if Congress breaks up Facebook - the company already has all of your data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP If Facebook spun off Instagram and WhatsApp, it would still have all of your data. Congress wants to force Facebook to share that data with other platforms to promote competition. Experts say there need to be provisions ensuring user rights are protected. Otherwise, expect "disaster." See more stories on Insider's business page. A potential forced break up of Facebook has been discussed for years, a conversation has only been re-ig...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, News, Instagram, Privacy, Yahoo, Congress, Trends, Data, Whatsapp, Antitrust, University of Pennsylvania, Bell, Carnegie Mellon


Trump reportedly plans to sue Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey after Facebook and Twitter banned him

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call, Mandel Ngan/AFP, Tobias Hase/Picture Alliance, all via Getty Images Trump plans to file lawsuits against Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey Wednesday, per Axios report. The suits come after Twitter and Facebook booted him from their platforms following the January 6 riot. Trump and other Republicans have waged a war against the two firms over alleged censorship of right-wing users. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump plan...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, News, Washington Post, Trends, Social Media, Paypal, Fox News, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Trump, Sen Ted Cruz, Twitter and Facebook, Tom Williams


Trump is suing Facebook, Google, Twitter, and their CEOs after he was banned on social media

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call, Mandel Ngan/AFP, Tobias Hase/Picture Alliance, all via Getty Images Trump said Wednesday that he is suing Facebook, Google, Twitter, and their executives. The suits come after social media platforms banned him following the January 6 riot. Trump and other Republicans have waged a war against the two firms over alleged censorship of right-wing users. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump said he is filing class-action laws...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Florida, Politics, News, Washington Post, Trends, Social Media, Paypal, Fox News, Donald Trump, Sundar Pichai, Nyu, Trump, Sen Ted Cruz, Facebook Google


Team Trump's conservative GETTR app looks suspiciously like Twitter

A screenshot shows GETTR's home screen. GETTR Team Trump unveiled a new social media app Thursday called GETTR. But the app looks a lot like Twitter, whose exile of Trump angered many on the right. GETTR's home screen, posts, and user profiles all look almost identical to Twitter's. See more stories on Insider's business page. Another Twitter alternative has cropped up from the right as conservatives shun - and are kicked off of - mainstream social media apps.Team Trump rol...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Twitter, News, Politico, Trends, Social Media, Donald Trump, App Annie, Trump, Twitter Twitter, Twitter and Facebook, Tech Insider, Team Trump, Mike Pence Trump, Katie Canales


Jeff Bezos is retiring at 57 with $197 billion - 739,489 times the median American's retirement wealth

Jeff Bezos in 2019. John Locher/AP Jeff Bezos is leaving his role as Amazon CEO at the age of 57 with $197 billion. The median net worth of Americans when they retire at 65 is $266,400. Bezos is currently the richest person in the world. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jeff Bezos' reign as Amazon CEO will come to an end on Monday, and he'll be stepping down as the world's richest person.He will be retiring from the role at the age of 57 with an estimated $199 b...
Tags: Amazon, News, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Bloomberg, Economy, Jeff Bezos, Amazon Web Services, Bezos, Andy Jassy, US Census Bureau, John Locher, Net Worth, Tech Insider


Jeff Bezos will officially step down on Monday. Here are the top 5 things to know about his replacement Andy Jassy.

Andy Jassy. Mike Blake/Reuters Jeff Bezos will step down from his role as Amazon CEO on Monday. Bezos will be replaced by Andy Jassy, the current CEO of AWS. He has been at Amazon for 24 years and is one of the highest-paid executives at the company. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced earlier this year that he was stepping down as the tech giant's chief executive officer.Bezos told shareholders that he will officially leave the p...
Tags: Amazon, News, Enterprise, Microsoft, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Steve Ballmer, Travis Kalanick, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump, Amazon Web Services, Eugene Kim, Tech Companies, Bezos, Andy Jassy



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