How to Sell on Instagram Like the Pros [Proven Tips & Strategies]

August 1, 2018

By now, you’ve most likely heard that the Instagram platform has surpassed 1 billion monthly active users worldwide and that 400 million+ people are using Instagram Stories on a daily basis. But, did you know that Instagram now makes up more than one-third (36%) of Facebook’s total ad revenue? A revenue number that is expected to grow to $5.4 billion in the U.S. alone in 2018 and $9 billion globally by…

Read More >>

The Pipeline: The Snapchat Spectacles Engineer Who Embraces Failure

July 28, 2018

Refinery29 is proud to present The Pipeline , our monthly commitment to highlighting young women who aren’t just making it in Silicon Valley — they’re thriving. This is your chance to hear the stories of the product designers, researchers, and engineers who are driving innovation and setting the stage for generations to come. These are the future faces of tech. Andrea Ashwood is used to receiving — and usually passing…

Read More >>

NATO troops on the front line with Russia are taking new steps to protect against electronic attacks

July 23, 2018

Michigan Army National Guard/Spc. Alan Prince Electronic warfare is a growing threat to forces in Europe. NATO forces there have taken steps to ward off hacks of their personnel devices, and Russian troops have practiced mitigating electronic attacks on their networks. NATO has already said that a cyberattack on one member could trigger a collective response. NATO has beefed up its presence in Eastern Europe over the past two years…

Read More >>

The Staffing Show, Episode 2: AMN President Ralph Henderson

July 23, 2018

In this episode of The Staffing Show, Caitlin Delohery, the Editor in Chief of Staffing Hub, interviews Ralph Henderson, the President of Staffing and Professional Services for AMN Healthcare, about creating a people-driven culture as you scale, adopting the tech that helps recruiters thrive, and making Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Companies list. This interview took place at SIA’s 2018 Executive Forum — please excuse the background noise. It’s just the sound of the…

Read More >>

Are we about to see a DROP in Real Estate Prices?

July 23, 2018

Interest rates are going up, which means real estate is getting more expensive. So what’s going to happen – will prices decline as rates go up? Or is it better to buy more rates just get more expensive? Add me on Instagram/Snapchat: GPStephan Join the private Real Estate Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/therealestatemillionairemastermind/ The Real Estate Agent Academy: Learn how to start and grow your career as a Real Estate Agent to…

Read More >>

Global markets are finally getting spooked by Trump’s trade war

July 21, 2018

Getty Images / Mario Tama Global markets are once again worried about the impact of Trump’s trade war. Chinese stocks dropped sharply overnight, with losses then spreading to Europe. Major indexes on the continent are seeing losses of more than 1%. US Futures are also pointing lower, with the Nasdaq set to lose 1% at the opening bell. You can follow global market developments at Markets Insider. The escalation of…

Read More >>

Twitter reportedly suspended over 70 million accounts in May and June to fight its misinformation problem (TWTR)

July 15, 2018

AP Images Twitter suspended more than 70 million accounts, out of its 336 million monthly active users, in May and June to reduce the flow of misinformation on the social media platform, as originally reported by the Washington Post. Twitter and other companies like Facebook have reduced misinformation on their sites by deleting user accounts and more heavily monitoring the flow of user-created content. The publication obtained data that also…

Read More >>

Europe hates memes: Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and other critics say EU copyright reform laws will do more harm than good

July 12, 2018

Stephane Mahe/Reuters A committee at the European Parliament will vote Wednesday on reformed rules that will address the growing role of online platforms, like Google and Microsoft. Early signs hint that the committee will secure approval of the rules, which include a mandatory upload filter to protect copyright on online sites like Instagram. Critics, such as Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, say the rules might do more harm than good. Europe’s…

Read More >>

People are fleeing San Francisco’s housing market for sunny SoCal — here are 10 ways they compare according to people who have lived in both

July 10, 2018

Shutterstock People are getting more and more fed up with San Francisco’s crazy-high housing prices. The city’s always tight housing market has only gotten even more competitive as people migrate across the globe to land jobs in the growing and high-paying tech industry. A recent survey conducted by public-relations firm Edelman revealed that about half of residents in the Bay Area found the cost of living so insane, they have…

Read More >>

A bomb threat forced a United Airlines plane to make an emergency landing in Ireland (UAL)

July 9, 2018

REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann United Airlines Flights 971 made an emergency landing in Shannon, Ireland on Monday. Reports indicate a bomb threat was discovered on board the Boeing 767-300. According to reports, the threat was found inscribed in the bathroom of the plane. The incident was referred to as a “potential security concern.” Flight 971 was en route from Rome to Chicago when it diverted to Shannon around 1:44 pm local time….

Read More >>