Business Insider

Business Insider is a US business and technology news website launched in February 2009 and based in New York City. Founded by DoubleClick Founder and former CEO Kevin P. Ryan, it is the overarching brand where Silicon Alley Insider (launched May 16, 2007) and Clusterstock (launched March 20, 2008) appear. The site provides and analyzes business news and acts as an aggregator of top news stories from around the web. Its original works are sometimes cited by other, larger, publications such as The New York Times and domestic news outlets like NPR. The online newsroom currently employs a staff of 50, and the site reported a profit for the first time ever in the 4th quarter of 2010.
Posts about Business Insider
  • It’s Facebook’s Turn to Test a Stories Feature

    … and videos to their Facebook Stories, which are visible for 24 hours, and that content does not appear in News Feed or on users’ Timelines. Friends can reply to Facebook Stories with direct messages, and selfie filters and geofilters (sound familiar?) are also available. Heath also pointed out that much like Instagram, the new feature is appearing…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 36 readers -
  • Forbes ’30 Under 30′ list honoree shares his best entrepreneurship advice

    … Posted on 10 January 2017. Tags: business insider, entrepreneur, forbes, inspiration, michael johnson, visikol, young entreprenuer Michael Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Visikol, a biotech company that “allows scientist to view tissues in a 3-D space” according to Forbes. This makes it much easier for scientists to identify diseases…

    Caitlynn Cush/ Scoop- 28 readers -
  • While We’re Going After Fake News, How About Ad Scams, Too?

    … There has been quite a stir lately in the U.S. in the wake of the 2016 election over fake news that has made its way into Facebook’s News Feed. While we’re focused on this controversy, we should take a look at scam ads, as well. For instance, an ad recently ran in Facebook’s News Feed that purported to be a BBC News story on energy switching…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook How To's- 34 readers -
  • Snapchat Discover, Meet Facebook Collections?

    … Next up on the list of Snapchat features cloned by Facebook is Collections, the social network’s take on Snapchat Discover. Alex Heath of Business Insider reported that Collections, much like Snapchat Discover, will bring news, listicles, videos and other content curated by media partners to Facebook’s News Feed. Heath cited two people…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 27 readers -
  • Snap Inc. Spectacles Are On Sale, But …

    … “Expect the unexpected” is the slogan for CBS reality competition show Big Brother, but it can also be applied to the way Snapchat parent Snap Inc. has handled the introduction and release of its Spectacles. The company’s sunglasses with built-in video cameras were officially announced in late September in a story for The Wall Street Journal…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 28 readers -
  • Could Facebook Tip the Elections in the Final Countdown?

    … portrayal of the world. A notable way of manipulating the system so that content is more likely to surface is through buying “fake” likes or followers to interact with pages and posts, helping to boost popularity. According to Business Insider and experts from Vocativ, just 42 percent of Trump’s 1.7 million Facebook followers are from the U.S…

    AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 24 readers -
  • How Snapchat, Facebook and Instagram Are Reinventing Niche Marketing

    … study points out, the beauty and fashion industries used to be the exclusive domain of supermodels and designers. These days, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter have opened the doors to all kinds of voices. It’s telling that some of today’s biggest beauty brands, like Benefit and Urban Decay, found their niches early on through these online channels…

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter YouTube- 23 readers -
  • Will Facebook Messenger Chat Bots Replace Humans?

    … bots out there. Like with applications at the beginning, there were good apps and there were bad apps. There will be good bots and there will be bad bots. According to TechCrunch, as many as 10,000 companies are developing chat bots for Facebook Messenger. Business Insider, citing Socialbakers data, showed that social customer care on Facebook…

    Justin Lafferty/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 38 readers -
  • F8 2016: Bots for the Messenger Platform Are Here

    … are: 1-800-Flowers Bank of America Burger King/Tim Hortons Business Insider CNN eBay Expedia Fandango Great Western Railway/Conversocial HealthTap HP LivePerson Mic Operator OwnerListens Philz Coffee Poncho Rogers Salesforce Shopify Sonar Spark Central Spring Staples StubHub theScore Thrillist ToyTalk Twilio UNICEF Zalando Zendesk Zingle Readers: What uses can you think of for bots for the Messenger Platform? F8 2016: Facebook Messenger Partners …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 38 readers -
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  • Facebook Acquires Video Filter App MSQRD

    … of audience we never imagined was possible. While we will be partnering with Facebook to integrate our technology, the app will stay up and running, so you’ll continue to record fun selfies and keep using the product. You can also expect us to keep adding fun features! Business Insider was the first to report on Facebook’s acquisition…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 33 readers -
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