Mark Zuckerberg had $7 billion wiped off his fortune as advertisers boycott Facebook. He's going to be just fine.
An advertising boycott has sent Facebook execs scrambling, with the social media giant's top ad exec on Friday sending a memo to advertisers promising an external audit of its safety tools.
TikTok has surged in popularity, and so have the platform's homegrown stars. Agents and managers are at war over who will sign its top creators.
Major advertisers like Unilever, Verizon and Honda said they would halt ads on Facebook to protest hate speech on the platform.
After deflecting scandals for years, Facebook now faces a rapidly growing advertiser boycott that is the biggest threat to its business yet
Some of the biggest advertisers in the world are protesting Facebook's failures to tackle hate speech. It could cost Facebook dearly.
Mark Zuckerberg has $7 billion wiped off his fortune as Coca-Cola halts all social media advertising for 30 days
Coca-Cola is the latest to join the #StopHateforProfit ad boycott in protest at the way the social media giant moderates hate speech.
In leaked memo to advertisers, Facebook's top ad exec promises an external audit of its safety tools and practices and tries to talk fleeing advertisers off the ledge
Facebook is responding to demands from civil rights groups and advertisers that have boycotted the social media site over hate speech
The Hershey Co. will halt spending on Facebook in July and cut its spend on the platform by a third for the remainder of the year
The candy maker joins a growing list of companies boycotting Facebook, including Unilever, Verizon, Patagonia, The North Face, and Eddie Bauer.
Facebook is going to start labeling posts from politicians that break its rules but are 'newsworthy' enough to remain on the platform
Mark Zuckerberg announced new policies around elections, voter suppression, and hate speech on Facebook backlash against the company increases.
YOUTUBE MONEY STATS: Data from 26 creators reveals how much they earn per view, per month, and on videos with 1 million views
YouTubers who are a part of the Partner Program can monetize their videos with ads and they receive a paycheck every month.
Unilever is halting ads on Facebook and Twitter in the US for the rest of 2020. It's one of the biggest companies to pull ads over hate-speech concerns, joining Verizon, Patagonia, and others.
Unilever, which owns brands like Dove and Ben & Jerry's, joins Verizon and Patagonia in saying it will pull advertising over hate-speech concerns.
During the pandemic, small businesses' marketing campaigns should communicate how they're keeping customers and employees safe.
The idea is to let the company expand to new product categories like wellness and kids without spending more on inventory.
Trolls 'Zoombombed' TikTok's Pride event with racist and homophobic slurs, shutting down the day-long event only minutes after it started
TikTok has since apologized for the "extremely hurtful, harmful comments" that disrupted the event, which it said were made by "some bad actors."
McDonald's says it has made more Black millionaires than any other company. But Black franchisees say they face systemic inequality.
McDonald's Black franchisees netted $68,000 less a month, on average, than McDonald's overall franchisee average, as of late 2019.
Facebook doubles down on damage control, with Zuckerberg personally addressing major advertisers on its client council as brand boycott intensifies
Participants included Anheuser-Busch InBev, Dentsu Aegis Network, and Omnicom Media Group.
Tesla's Autopilot confused a Burger King sign for a stop sign. The fast-food chain turned it into an ad.
It's far from the first video of Tesla's autopilot mistakenly recognizing something on the road — but it might be the first turned into an ad.
Fintech startup Karat has launched a new charge card designed for YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok stars that looks at social-media engagement rather than credit history
Business Insider spoke with Karat's cofounders Will Kim and Eric Wei to learn more about their plans to build a financial-services brand for creators.
We built the first-ever interactive database of the top managers and agents for YouTube creators, Instagram influencers, and TikTok stars
We created an exclusive interactive database that gives an inside look at who is working with the top creators on social media in 2020.
The rise and fall of Chuck E. Cheese, which just filed for bankruptcy after the pandemic pummeled its business
Chuck E. Cheese has retired the tokens and animatronics as it gears up for restructuring after a Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing.
TikTok stars travel and party during the pandemic, the industry's top managers and agents, and Biden's influencer campaign strategy
This week's rundown includes an exclusive interactive database that gives an inside look at who is working with the top influencers.
Google hasn't said when the new service will launch, but has already signed partnerships with publications in Germany, Brazil, and Australia.
Google has finally agreed to pay for news content in Australia, Brazil, and Germany after mounting pressure from publishers and regulators
Google has refused to pay publishers for content for years but is finally caving amid regulator pressure, particularly in Europe.
Palantir's latest controversy is on its board: a Wall Street Journal reporter who is friends with Peter Thiel and whose father is the novelist Tom Wolfe
Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Wolfe publicly resigned from the newspaper on Tuesday over the conflict of interest.
Roku's chief marketer shares how it's trying to capitalize on the video-streaming boom with viewers and advertisers
Roku is pitching advertisers on flexibility and incrementality amid the pandemic during the NewFronts this week.
Facebook is The North Face's second biggest platform by advertising spend. Here's why the brand still decided to yank its ad dollars from the platform.
The brand is reallocating spend toward Google and Pinterest, and affiliate marketing and retargeting, its global VP of marketing Steve Lesnard said.
This week in Trending, we take a look at Apple's virtual developers' conference, Sundar Pichai's team of executives, and a SpaceX discovery.
Inside startup The Athletic's subscription business, where reporters have monthly story quotas and annual sub goals
The media outlet wants to take on sports media companies like newspapers and Sports Illustrated with a subscription-driven model.
4 steps for navigating tax season as a self-employed influencer on YouTube, Instagram, TikTok, or other platforms
We spoke to social-media influencers on YouTube and Instagram who shared their strategies and tips on staying organized for tax season.
A TikTok influencer group launched a new 'travel house' with a 26-person trip to Mexico in spite of the pandemic. Now it's eyeing Iceland and Bali.
Influencer group Clubhouse traveled to Mexico to launch a new "roaming travel house," Clubhouse Explore, this month.
Meet the 15 Google execs who report to CEO Sundar Pichai and are leading the internet company's most critical businesses
Google is facing big new challenges, from the pandemic to regulatory scrutiny. Here's the team of execs backing up CEO Sundar Pichai.
Ben & Jerry's just joined the growing list of advertisers boycotting Facebook over the platform's lack of hate speech moderation
Top civil rights groups called on advertisers to abandon Facebook, saying the company refused to take steps to curb misinformation and hate speech.
Things look bad for Facebook as a growing number of brands boycott, but the reality is more complicated than that.
Red Bull employees leaked an offensive slide from a company meeting. It showed a repurposed map meme that described India as 'call centers,' China as 'they make our stuff,' and Africa as 'zoo animals come from here'
A Red Bull spokeswoman acknowledged the company "has work to do."
Quaker Oats announced its Aunt Jemima brand is on the way out, but several of these racist caricatures are still American staples.
Starting July 9, anyone with a business or creator account is eligible to apply to take advantage of Instagram Shopping features.
American social media giant Facebook is ensnared in a legal antitrust battle in Germany over data collection.
Twitch will make 80% of its 2020 revenue from subscriptions, according to a Wall Street analyst. Here's how much money 8 of its top streamers make every month from subscribers.
Business Insider estimated how much subscription revenue creators generate on Twitch based on data compiled by the analytics site TwitchTracker.
A marketing chief boycotting Facebook says brands that advertise on the site are guilty of bankrolling a destructive 'polarization' of society
Patagonia, The North Face, Dashlane, and more firms are halting all advertising on Facebook after civil rights groups spoke out about hate speech.
Business Insider spoke to a head of HR at TikTok to learn more about how to get noticed by recruiters and land an interview at the company.
GMMB HR director Chandra Krohl is leaving the firm as it faces a reckoning over diversity and inclusion practices
In a recent article, former employees accused Krohl of disregarding their concerns about a racist culture at the firm.
The inside story of Pinterest's toxic workplace that caused CEO Ben Silbermann to admit to employees, 'I'm embarrassed'
Pinterest had a reputation for being nice. But 11 former employees say underneath, lies a cut-throat culture where employees are brought to tears.
An Instagram influencer's guide to negotiating a brand sponsorship and what contract terms to watch out for
For many influencers, especially those primarily working on Instagram, brand sponsorships are a main source of income.
Patagonia is the latest company to boycott Facebook over 'hateful lies and dangerous propaganda on its platform'
The boycott campaign is led by activist groups who say Facebook enables hate speech and misinformation on its platform.
Quibi insiders explain how its Hollywood roots led to a traditional approach to mobile TV: 'If it can be on YouTube, it can't be on Quibi'
"If it can be on YouTube, it can't be on Quibi," the startup's founder Jeffrey Katzenberg is known to say.
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.
Former Pinterest employees say that despite the company's upbeat product, it was a toxic and difficult place to work
Employees described CEO Ben Silbermann as a kind person focused on the product and who either didn't know or didn't care how workers were treated.
Users can now use Snapchat's Scan feature for identifying dog breeds, plant species, and nutrition information for food.
Former Pinterest employees describe a traumatic workplace where managers humiliate employees until they cry, Black people feel alienated, and the toxic culture 'eats away at your soul'
Multiple Black employees who had worked on Pinterest's ad-sales team described being fired or "pushed out" of the company with no explanation.
Inside sports media startup The Athletic, where writers describe mounting pressure as subscription growth slows, ad revenue dries up, and live sports come to a halt
The site has laid off 8% of its journalists, or 46 people, as the coronavirus crushes sports media companies.
How fast food got caught in the crossfire of viral social debates, as Shake Shack, Wendy's, and Taco Bell are forced into the spotlight
Fast-food chains including Taco Bell, Domino's, and Shake Shack have been pulled into the cultural and political debates of the moment.