- Alex Jones Has $49.3M Tax Write Off, But Plaintiffs Pay IRS Tax On Verdictby Robert W. Wood, Senior Contributor on August 9, 2022 at 1:32 pm
A Texas jury rendered a verdict in Alex Jones’ defamation trial, ordering Jones to pay $45.2 million in punitive damages on top of $4.1 million in compensatory damages to Neil Heslin and Scarlett […]
- Bed Bath & Beyond Surges Nearly 40% As Retail Traders Pile Back Into Meme Stocksby Sergei Klebnikov, Forbes Staff on August 8, 2022 at 8:03 pm
Reddit investors are once again driving up the share prices of popular meme trades.
- Larry Ellison Reportedly Subpoenaed In Twitter-Musk Legal Battleby Derek Saul, Forbes Staff on August 8, 2022 at 7:38 pm
Twitter is subpoenaing the world’s sixth-wealthiest man—Larry Ellison, who contributed $1 billion to Musk’s Twitter bid earlier this year—in its case against Musk.
- Is There Science Behind Why Teens Wear Hoodies In Summer Heat?by Marshall Shepherd, Senior Contributor on August 5, 2022 at 1:25 pm
Many teens are wearing hoodies in the summer. Science might actually explain why.
- Why Facebook's Live Shopping Was Never Meant To Beby Chris Walton, Senior Contributor on August 4, 2022 at 8:52 pm
Livestream shopping is different from shoppable video, and knowing the difference is key to understanding Facebook's exit.
- Why Meta’s Move From Friends To Virality Is An Existential Threat For Facebookby John Koetsier, Senior Contributor on August 3, 2022 at 9:58 pm
Mark Zuckerberg is shifting the fight with TikTok from where Facebook is strong to where TikTok is strong. In other words, doing the exact opposite of what Sun Tzu’s Art of War suggests.
- Is Kylie Jenner The Boss Of Facebook?by John Brandon, Contributor on August 3, 2022 at 5:06 pm
Apparently, if your name is Kylie Jenner and you have 363 million followers on Instagram alone, you can influence a lot of people.
- Discussions About Airlines Continue To Dominate Social Mediaby Peter Suciu, Contributor on August 2, 2022 at 9:23 pm
The carriers have learned that they need to respond before things go viral.
- Charli D’Amelio Is Building A Business Empireby Tom Ward, Contributor on August 1, 2022 at 7:18 pm
Charli D'Amelio has been the highest earning TikToker for the past two years and I don't see her slowing down anytime soon.
- Social Media Platforms And The Lessons Of January 6by Peter Suciu, Contributor on August 1, 2022 at 5:06 pm
There remains a common misconception that social media is subject to First Amendment constraints
- Instagram Needs To Stop Imitating TikTokby John Brandon, Contributor on August 1, 2022 at 2:20 am
What works is sheer innovative, attention-grabbing features, and doing something so new and useful that everyone notices.
- Russia Has Radically Redefined The Term ‘Fake News’ During The Ukraine Warby John Brandon, Contributor on July 31, 2022 at 2:01 pm
The term “fake news” has now become meaningless.
- Big Tech Earnings: Microsoft And Alphabet Signal Q2 Could Be A Bottomby Beth Kindig, Contributor on July 29, 2022 at 3:24 pm
Big Tech earnings were off to a solid start on Tuesday when Microsoft and Google reported stable revenue growth and margins that are unchanged from recent macro conditions.
- What Could Be Behind The Little Miss Meme Trend According To Upturn Agency’s CEO Nick Naoufalby Jackson Weimer, Contributor on July 29, 2022 at 3:10 pm
It is becoming more and more likely that companies that know about this powerful tool of nostalgia and memes about their brand + characters will begin to use it in digital monetization strategies, as […]
- The Strange Reason I Keep Posting My Wordle Score On Facebookby John Brandon, Contributor on July 29, 2022 at 2:10 pm
During the pandemic, to my own surprise, I developed new routines that would not have made any sense a few years ago.
- Taxes On $1 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot May Be More Than You Thinkby Robert W. Wood, Senior Contributor on July 28, 2022 at 8:08 pm
Lottery winnings are taxed, with the IRS taking taxes of up to 37%. Curiously, though, only 24% is withheld and sent directly to the IRS. That means you have to come up with an extra 13% on your own. […]
- Facebook, Google And Amazon 'Failing To Deal With Fake Reviews'by Emma Woollacott, Senior Contributor on July 28, 2022 at 10:09 am
Unscrupulous brokers are continuing to infiltrate Facebook, Google and Amazon with fake reviews, according to a report from consumer group Which?
- Social Media User Information For Sale On The Dark Webby Peter Suciu, Contributor on July 27, 2022 at 9:03 pm
Security experts warn that even in the context of "social media," users shouldn't let their guard down
- Facebook Parent Meta Shares Fall After Company Warns Of ‘Weak Advertising Demand’by Sergei Klebnikov, Forbes Staff on July 27, 2022 at 8:52 pm
Some analysts warn that Meta faces an “Everest-like uphill battle ahead.”
- How iHeartMedia Is Bringing Podcasts To The Metaverse (And The Metaverse To Podcasts)by John Koetsier, Senior Contributor on July 27, 2022 at 4:14 pm
“When a new platform arises like Roblox with 200 million monthly active users or Epic’s Fortnite with 100 million monthly active users, we sit up and take notice."