Civil rights groups called their meeting with Facebook execs a 'disappointment' and said the company isn't ready to address the platform's 'vitriolic hate'
Facebook executives Mark Zuckerberg, Sheryl Sandberg, and Chris Cox "showed up to the meeting expecting an A for attendance," according to the groups.
Five creators with about 1 million YouTube subscribers spoke about financial topics, like how much they earned per view and what they made per month.
In this week's Advertising & Media Insider newsletter, we look at who's sitting out the Facebook boycott, Peacock's shifting strategy, and more.
These savvy marketers are guiding their companies through seismic shifts in advertising and helping them weather the coronavirus pandemic.
Trump has officially declared war on Twitter and Facebook. Here's the latest on the executive order targeting social media and the reaction at internet companies.
Trump's executive order represents a direct challenge to social media companies like Twitter and Facebook, but legal experts say it faces steep hurdles.
TheSkimm, Bustle Digital Group, and Maven are among the media companies that were approved for federal PPP loans
TheSkimm was approved for a $2 million to $5 million loan to sustain 121 jobs, per the SBA.
Facebook is about to reveal its long-awaited civil-rights audit amid an advertiser boycott, but it's already saying it won't follow every recommendation
Facebook is facing an unprecedented boycott from advertisers and intense criticism from civil-rights leaders over hate speech.
Business Insider identified firms that are helping marketers run ad campaigns and set e-commerce strategies and logistics for sellers.
Meet the 31 executives leading Omnicom, the world's most valuable advertising network, during a global pandemic and recession
Omnicom Group includes more than 200 agencies in 100 countries. Its performance has surpassed rivals like WPP and Publicis in recent years.
Why Comcast's Peacock is betting aggressively on free users with a model that's more Spotify than Netflix
NBCUniversal's Peacock lands nationally on July 15, with a free tier and two subscription offerings.
Gary Vaynerchuk is charging up to $250,000 to help companies shake up their e-commerce operations. Here's the pitch deck.
Vaynerchuk said a lot of startups, fueled by venture funding, chased the wrong metrics and are in danger of hitting a growth wall.
Verishop is diving into social commerce with shoppable videos, but experts say it will face tough competition from Instagram, Snap, and Pinterest
Verishop is taking a page out of popular e-commerce outlets in China including Alibaba, JD.com, and Pinduoduo.
Costco led the way in requiring shoppers to wear masks. Anti-mask customers are still fighting back.
Two months after Costco rolled out its new mask policy, viral clashes between anti-mask customers and employees or other shoppers continue.
Sheryl Sandberg says Facebook is taking action on civil rights not because of advertiser boycotts, 'but because it is the right thing to do'
Sheryl Sandberg wrote a Facebook post explaining how the company is making changes in light of civil rights protests across the country.
The founder of the American Influencer Council explains why she launched the first trade organization for creators and the FTC changes it's lobbying for
The American Influencer Council is the first trade association for influencers and digital content creators and launched formally on June 30.
Influencer-tech startup ChannelMeter is launching an app that lets YouTubers get paid early — and it's not the only fintech going after creators
Fintech companies are raising funds and launching financial products for YouTube, TikTok, and Instagram creators.
Anti-mask shoppers at Costco and Target throw tantrums and tear down mask displays, revealing a growing crisis for retail workers
The coronavirus pandemic has created a new crisis for retailers, as anti-mask customers harass and — in some cases — assault workers.
Jimmy John's fires employees after they make noose out of bread dough and fake hanging themselves in a viral video
A video of Jimmy John's employees creating a noose out of dough and pretending to hang a worker, while laughing, recently went viral.
A veteran talent agent says TikTok is the next frontier for gamer houses and esports teams — and she's betting her career on it
The veteran gaming and esports agent Amber Howard recently took the helm as TalentX Gaming's head of talent. Here's how she plans to grow the agency.
Prominent DTC brands including Casper, Glossier, Harry's, and Smile Direct Club are continuing to pump money into Facebook and Instagram despite the ad boycott
DTC brands depend on Facebook's advertising platform to not only market but sell their goods and services.
TikTok influencers are getting paid thousands of dollars to promote songs, as the app becomes a major force in the music industry
TikTok creators, talent managers, and music marketers shared how much influencers earn by promoting songs in videos on the app.
Aggressive anti-mask customers are forcing some restaurants to shut dining rooms to protect employees from abuse
Some restaurants are shutting down or closing dining rooms back up after employees faced harassment and violence from anti-mask customers.
How much Apple, Tesla, Amazon, and 10 other tech giants pay their workers, from engineers to salespeople
If you're applying for a certain job, how much should you ask for? Find out with our interactive tool breaking down salary data at 13 tech giants.
Snap's reputation as a safe haven for advertisers is paying off as companies boycott Facebook, but some ad buyers think they'll crawl back eventually
It's been on an ad sales and user growth tear, leading its stock price to the highest level since its 2017 IPO.
Apple strikes massive fear into the heart of the online ad industry with warnings to users about tracking
Apple will warn users that they're being tracked while browsing the web.
A Facebook recruiter filed a federal complaint alleging the company is biased against Black employees and job candidates
A recruiter and two rejected job applicants, all Black, accused Facebook of bias in evaluating, promoting, paying and hiring Black workers.
A 19-year-old McDonald's worker was assaulted after asking a customer to wear a mask, revealing a growing crisis in the restaurant industry
When Maria Resendiz asked a customer to wear a mask, she had no way of knowing the request would result in a trip to the hospital.
The Athletic wants to crush local newspapers — insiders reveal its approach to get to 1 million subscriptions
The media outlet wants to take on sports media companies like newspapers and Sports Illustrated with a subscription-driven model.
Condé Nast employees say Black celebrities like Lizzo and Megan Thee Stallion were rejected from videos based on a 'racist' vetting process
Employees told Business Insider that the famed publisher's "scale check" made it challenging to bring in diverse content.
Facebook is dumping its failed TikTok clone Lasso to make way for its other TikTok clone on Instagram
The app was first launched in November 2018 in the US, and never picked up much speed or popularity.
Influencers live a pandemic-free fantasy, Quibi dismisses 'YouTuber ideas,' and what's happening with Shane Dawson
This week's rundown includes a timeline of what's going on between Shane Dawson and beauty YouTuber Tati Westbrook.
That position has surprised some since its top marketer Marc Pritchard has been an outspoken critic of digital platforms.
Mark Zuckerberg reportedly said Facebook is 'not gonna change' in response to a boycott by more than 500 advertisers over the company's hate-speech policies
"My guess is that all these advertisers will be back on the platform soon enough," Zuckerberg told employees, according to The Information.
McDonald's is pausing its restaurant reopenings, due to COVID-19 cases rising across the US.
The biggest companies no longer advertising on Facebook due to the platform's lack of hate-speech moderation
Companies like The North Face and REI halted paid advertising on Facebook after criticisms over the platform's content-moderation practices mounted.
The largest fast-food franchisee in America, which owns 1,600 Pizza Hut and Wendy's locations, files for bankruptcy
NPC International — the largest franchisee in the US, which owns more than 1,600 Pizza Hut and Wendy's restaurants — filed for Chapter 11 protection.
This week in Trending we take a look at the goodbyes at Facebook, Microsoft and Uber, and we introduce a tech salary database you'll want to see.
'Use that influence to save lives': LA health officials want influencers to be social-distancing role models and stop living a dangerous, mask-free fantasy
Many influencers aren't following social-distancing recommendations, as trips and parties resume. LA health officials want them to reconsider.
Lego joins an ever-growing list of brands boycotting social media in protest of hate speech and misinformation on its platforms.
Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to meet with the civil rights groups that sparked a massive Facebook advertising boycott
Zuckerberg agreed to come to the table after more than 400 brands including Coca-Cola and Ford pulled their ads over Facebook's hate speech policies.
Facebook is cracking down on anti-government extremist 'boogaloos,' but it has reportedly been profiting off boogaloo ads calling for violence for months
Facebook banned hundreds of boogaloo-affiliated accounts, calling the network "violent," but it has taken their money even for ads urging violence.
With big-name advertisers joining the boycott, this could be the moment that actually dents Facebook's business long-term.
Bozoma Saint John will replace Jackie Lee-Joe, who joined Netflix as its marketing chief in July 2019.
Big Tech salaries revealed: How much Apple, Tesla, Amazon, and 10 other tech giants pay their workers, from engineers to salespeople
Check out the extensive database, drawn from official filings, of 13 tech giants' salaries in engineering, sales, UX, legal, and other key jobs.
TikTok's new CEO is facing his first big challenge after India banned the app and left TikTok's thousands of Indian employees stuck in limbo
TikTok has been downloaded more than 600 million times in India since it was introduced there in 2017, according to Sensor Tower data.
Chick-fil-A continues to dominate customer satisfaction rankings as the fast-food chain takes over America
Chick-fil-A beat out rivals like Chipotle and McDonald's in an annual customer satisfaction ranking for the sixth year in a row.
Confessions of a CMO: A Fortune 500 chief marketer on whether boycott statements are just PR moves, if they'll really hurt Facebook, and why it's hard to quit the platform
A CMO said Facebook hasn't done enough to keep the platform safe for advertisers.
Quibi says influencers are a key part of its strategy but insiders say it repeatedly dismissed 'YouTuber ideas' in favor of familiar TV formats
Quibi's unique challenge is competing with social-networks like TikTok, Instagram, and Snapchat, while also charging people to watch its content.
Advertising execs break down why TikTok, Amazon, and TV networks will be the biggest winners of the growing Facebook boycott
The boycott is growing, with big advertisers like Microsoft, Starbucks, Ford and Clorox getting on board.
Reddit, YouTube, and Twitch are taking major steps to crack down on hate speech from pro-Trump and far-right groups
The social media platforms' actions come as major advertisers are leaving Facebook en masse over its inaction to moderate hate speech.