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Tech 2020-07-08T00:13:05Z
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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.
Premium Media 2020-07-08T00:04:00Z
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How much money a YouTuber with 1 million subscribers earns, according to 5 creators

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.
Advertising 2020-07-07T21:24:04Z
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Direct-to-consumer companies are sticking with Facebook

In this week's Advertising & Media Insider newsletter, we look at who's sitting out the Facebook boycott, Peacock's shifting strategy, and more.
Premium Advertising 2020-07-07T21:07:00Z

The 25 most innovative CMOs in the world in 2020

These savvy marketers are guiding their companies through seismic shifts in advertising and helping them weather the coronavirus pandemic.
Tech 2020-07-07T19:56:00Z

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.
Advertising 2020-07-07T19:30:44Z

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.
Premium Tech 2020-07-07T19:00:20Z

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.
Premium Advertising 2020-07-07T18:57:00Z

Meet 18 firms solving companies' giant problems selling and advertising on Amazon

Business Insider identified firms that are helping marketers run ad campaigns and set e-commerce strategies and logistics for sellers.
Premium Advertising 2020-07-07T18:46:00Z

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.
Premium Media 2020-07-07T18:08:00Z

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.
Premium Advertising 2020-07-07T17:00:00Z

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.
Premium Advertising 2020-07-07T16:46:00Z

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,, and Pinduoduo.
Retail 2020-07-07T16:17:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-07-07T14:18:05Z

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.
Premium Media 2020-07-07T14:14:43Z

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.
Premium Media 2020-07-06T21:44:28Z

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.
Retail 2020-07-06T20:34:00Z

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.
Retail 2020-07-06T19:40:06Z

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.
Premium Media 2020-07-06T14:44:00Z

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.
Premium Advertising 2020-07-06T13:09:16Z

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.
Premium Media 2020-07-06T12:11:00Z

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.
Retail 2020-07-05T14:30:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-07-05T14:18:11Z

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.
Premium Advertising 2020-07-05T13:22:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-07-03T12:27:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-07-02T23:21:03Z

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.
Premium Retail 2020-07-02T20:06:00Z

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.
Premium Advertising 2020-07-02T19:02:00Z

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.
Premium Media 2020-07-02T16:09:14Z

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.
Tech 2020-07-02T15:13:44Z

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.
Media 2020-07-02T12:09:26Z

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.
Premium Advertising 2020-07-02T12:00:00Z

Procter & Gamble is sitting out the Facebook boycott, and theories are flying

That position has surprised some since its top marketer Marc Pritchard has been an outspoken critic of digital platforms.
Tech 2020-07-02T00:51:02Z

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.
Retail 2020-07-01T22:49:11Z

McDonald's will stop reopening restaurants for 21 days as COVID-19 cases spike across America

McDonald's is pausing its restaurant reopenings, due to COVID-19 cases rising across the US.
Tech 2020-07-01T22:40:00Z

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.
Retail 2020-07-01T14:46:10Z

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.
Tech 2020-07-01T14:01:40Z

Mark Zuckerberg's network effects nightmare

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.
Premium Media 2020-07-01T12:44:00Z

'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.
Tech 2020-07-01T11:43:20Z

Lego joins the social media ad boycott

Lego joins an ever-growing list of brands boycotting social media in protest of hate speech and misinformation on its platforms.
Tech 2020-07-01T05:37:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-07-01T02:30:56Z

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.
Advertising 2020-06-30T21:46:22Z

The Facebook boycott is gaining steam, but the real impact might not be felt for another year

With big-name advertisers joining the boycott, this could be the moment that actually dents Facebook's business long-term.
Premium Media 2020-06-30T20:06:00Z

Bozoma Saint John is joining Netflix as its new CMO, exiting Endeavor

Bozoma Saint John will replace Jackie Lee-Joe, who joined Netflix as its marketing chief in July 2019.
Premium Tech 2020-06-30T17:44:20Z

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.
Tech 2020-06-30T17:32:53Z

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.
Retail 2020-06-30T16:59:05Z

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.
Premium Advertising 2020-06-30T12:30:36Z
Premium Media 2020-06-30T12:18:00Z

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.
Premium Advertising 2020-06-30T12:00:00Z

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.
Tech 2020-06-29T21:54:43Z

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.
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