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.
A TikTok influencer group has launched a new 'travel house' in spite of the pandemic and kicked it off with a 26-person trip to Mexico
Influencer group Clubhouse traveled to Mexico to launch a new "roaming travel house," Clubhouse Explore, this month.
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 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.
'It's become a CMO-level priority': Roku's chief marketer shares how it's cashing in on the streaming boom during the pandemic and pitching advertisers at the NewFronts
Roku is pitching advertisers on flexibility and incrementality amid the pandemic during the NewFronts this week.
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.
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.
'We're In. We're Out': The North Face becomes the first major company to boycott Facebook as the calls for advertisers to walk out of the platform in July intensify
Facebook is facing mounting pressure from civil-rights organizations over its content-moderation policies and handling of hate speech.
Read the memo Facebook is sending to ad agencies as calls for advertisers to boycott the platform in July intensify
Civil rights organizations including the Anti-Defamation League and Common Sense Media have urged brands to stop advertising on the platform in July.
More than 300 Red Bull employees signed a letter expressing 'concern' about the company's response to Black Lives Matter and asking for 'internal action.' Read their note to executives.
The letter titled 'Representation Matters at Red Bull' asked the company to say what 'public stance and action' it planned.
How one viral TikTok caused a record-breaking sales day for a 3-year-old DTC skincare brand and generated thousands of new followers for the company
Demand for the pore-cleansing product exploded almost immediately. Peace Out sold nearly 10,000 units of its Pore patches in one day.
Facebook removed a Trump campaign ad containing a symbol once used by Nazis because it violated a policy against 'organized hate'
The ad features a photo of an upside-down red triangle, a symbol activists say Nazis once used to mark political prisoners in concentration camps.
The agency behind Biden's Instagram influencer campaign strategy explains why its approach is the opposite of Bloomberg's meme-buying spree
Business Insider spoke with the influencer-marketing agency supporting the Biden campaign's Instagram strategy in the 2020 election.
How much a college YouTube influencer with 30,000 subscribers earns per month and what she made from her most popular video, which was about moving into her sorority
Amanda Ramirez, a college senior, is part of a rising trend of YouTubers becoming famous for sharing their college experiences.
About 50 Digital Trends staffers are calling for 2 of the tech site's top execs to resign after photos from a 2018 'gin and juice' party circulated on social media
Company insiders cited claims of a toxic work culture and earlier allegations of racism.
Taco Bell apologizes and says that it does not ban employees from wearing Black Lives Matter masks, after a worker was fired for doing so in a viral video
Taco Bell came under fire on Twitter after a video in which a former employee says that he was fired for wearing a Black Lives Matter mask went viral.
Quibi's tech is meant to be a creative game-changer, but some show creators say they struggle with its extra production requirements
Quibi touts its Turnstyle technology, which changes the video orientation when users rotate their smartphones, as a way to reimagine storytelling.
This week's rundown includes YouTube creators' monthly incomes from the platform and how the pandemic has shifted marketing strategies and plans.
The latest mobile trends to know in 2020 including 5G technologies, privacy regulations, mobile & video advertising
People now spend more time on their phones than TVs - and businesses are taking notice. See the latest mobile trends covering technologies, regulations, advertising and what brands need to know.
Twitter debuts a new voice tweet feature as a way to add 'human touch' to the platform — here's how to use it
Twitter says the voice tweet feature rolled out to a "limited group" of iOS users to start, but should be available to everyone "in the coming weeks."
Advertisers: If you actually care about the Black Lives Matter movement, pull your ads from Fox News
If brands truly care about the Black community, they should start with "defunding" Fox News, columnist Mike Shields argues.
These savvy marketers are guiding their companies through seismic shifts in advertising and helping them weather the coronavirus pandemic.
Omnicom Group-owned ad and public relations agency GMMB named its first Black partner and pledged other steps after staffers highlighted 'systemic racism' at the firm
The agency also committed to hiring a growth and diversity officer, working with a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant, and other steps.
A PR trade group representing firms including Weber Shandwick and FleishmanHillard is embroiled in disagreements over whether firms should have to reveal how diverse their workforce is and pledge to hiring people of color
They're disagreeing over how much members should have to publicize their diversity numbers and commit to hiring.
The future of Facebook, Twitter and Google is under attack in Washington DC. Internet companies are mapping out a new strategy mixing confrontation and conciliation.
Twitter's move to label certain tweets from President Trump has triggered a reckoning for social media platforms, which have generally spent the last few years placating politicians.
'Irreversible damage to our democracy': Civil rights groups call for advertisers to boycott Facebook after conversations with the social media giant hit a dead end
Groups including the NAACP and Anti-Defamation League said Facebook's inaction on misinformation "will upend the integrity of our elections."
This week in Trending we take a look at how Amazon and Facebook are responding to a year of disruption, plus the Elon Musk coloring book!
Aunt Jemima will change its name and its mascot, with PepsiCo saying its origins are based on a racial stereotype
Aunt Jemima is changing its name and losing its mascot of a Black woman, which has been criticized for years over its roots in racism and minstrelsy.
14 investors and VC firms funding innovative startups built around YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok creators and the influencer industry
Business Insider is highlighting venture capital and investment professionals innovating and driving growth in the creator industry in 2020.
Facebook is finally going hard on payments in WhatsApp as it tries to make the $19 billion acquisition pay off
Facebook wants to take on payment firms like Paypal — and it's leveraging WhatsApp's 2 billion users to do so.
Companies often don't back up social justice statements by canceling their advertising.
A YouTube exec explains its newly relaunched program to broker deals between influencers and brands, and why she thinks in-house data will be its competitive edge
YouTube is rebranding its influencer-marketing platform as BrandConnect, and will tap into Google data to play matchmaker for brands and creators.
Employees at Omnicom Group-owned ad and public relations agency GMMB asked for a conversation about 'systemic racism and inequity' at the firm and shared a list of 34 proposed reforms
Employees demanded sweeping changes in hiring, staffing, client work, procurement, administrative work, and thought leadership.
Zynn, the TikTok clone accused of stealing content, was removed from both iOS and Android app stores
In less than a month, Zynn has gone from leading the charts as one of the most popular apps in the US to disappearing from app stores altogether.
'Guess that's 2020 for ya': Domino's responds to Twitter backlash over thanking a Trump staffer for a compliment 8 years ago
Domino's tweeted: "It's unfortunate that thanking a customer for a compliment back in 2012 would be viewed as political. Guess that's 2020 for ya."