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Facebook Wants to Make Your News Feed More Friendly: Here's What That Means For Everybody
Who can complain about troll disempowerment, more meaningful social interactions, and time better spent? Wall Street can. Facebook Inc (NASDAQ: FB)’s upcoming News Feed updates inspired a 5.6-percent pullback in the stock and forfeited analyst confidence. What The Changes Mean The new strategy will involve deprioritizing the posts of businesses and publishers, which could threaten engagements and stunt ad revenue.
Drake's Whiskey Brand is About to Go Public
Are you the biggest Drake fan in the world? Or, have you never listened to a Drake song in your life? Well, your aptitude with the oeuvre of the Grammy-award winning, platinum selling recording artist really doesn't matter if you like aged bourbon whiskey - or spirits in general - or are just looking to diversify your portfolio with a
Report: Facebook's Revamped News Feed Will Cost Mark Zuckerberg Billions
The big news this week in the social media universe (yes, this is a real universe) was Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg announcing that the world's largest social media company would be revamping its news feed algorithms to emphasize content from family and friends instead of media and brands. Zuckerberg announced the change in a blog post, noting that "recently we've
Jeff Bezos and His Wife Donate $33M to U.S. Immigrant Education Program
As the immigration debate rages in America, with the Trump administration this week ordering that nearly 200,000 Salvadorans must leave the U.S. - and then the president declaring that Haiti and Africa are "shithole countries" while in a meeting with lawmakers to discuss immigration reform - Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his wife Mackenzie have donated $33 million to an
Study: People Who Are in Touch With Their Heart Make Better Traders
The fixed image that many people probably have of the typical stock trader is of a young, brash, greedy, heartless and soulless malcontent - basically your Jordan Belforts of the world. However, a new study has found that people with greater sensitivity to their interoception signals - which means being able to sense physiological changes inside the body such as with
Area woman urges voters to vote #Remain...hours after voting has ended
Submitted without comment: #Remain so that the UK, standing with the EU, HELP refugee children to have a brighter future… — Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) June 24, 2016 #WORKINGCLASSPEOPLE #REMAIN — Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) June 24, 2016 #Remain #besmart #onelone #lovenothate #FREETRADE — Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) June 24, 2016 #OXFORD #EXETER #lambeth Workplace fatalities in the UK have reduced by
Report: Under Armour Planning Bond Offering
There is arguably no professional athlete more popular stateside right now than Stephen Curry, the otherworldly point guard and shot maestro for the Golden State Warriors, who are currently marching toward their second straight NBA championship. Curry also happens to be the face of sports apparel company Under Armour Inc., which Bloomberg reports today is prepping a debut bond offering.
Helicopter parenting -- another possible reason for the 2008 meltdown
Experts still disagree on just what caused the spectacular financial meltdown in 2008. Subprime mortgages. Fraud. Greedy banks. No-nothing credit rating agencies. The list goes on and on. Sheila Bair, former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., has another idea: Misguided and overly protective parenting techniques. Risk is essential to success. At least the right kind of risk. Risk,
Wall Street bonuses fall 9% in 2015, 4,500 new jobs added
Editors note: The New York State Comptroller released its annual review of the Wall Street job situation for 2015. Bonuses were down but the employment base widened for the second year in a row -- the first time that has happened since the economic collapse in 2008. Overall, Wall Street does not hold nearly as influential position in New York City