Instagram To Remove Like Counts, Attractive People

MENLO PARK, CA— Instagram has recently been testing a new change to the platform in which the number of likes on posts would be hidden from users. Users that Instagram deemed to be too attractive were also removed. “We hope that by hiding the number of likes users get on their posts and removing attractive people from the platform, people can focus less on how unpopular … Continue reading Instagram To Remove Like Counts, Attractive People

Here’s The 3 Companies That Somehow Managed To Avoid Fucking Up In 2018

With the numerous lists of companies in the media scrutinizing the fastest growing or the most scandalous companies of the year prior, Business Outsider is pleased to shine the spotlight on three unique companies that just basically did what they said they’d do and generally avoided fucking up and ruining everything. Note that this is a comprehensive list generated as the result of an exhaustive … Continue reading Here’s The 3 Companies That Somehow Managed To Avoid Fucking Up In 2018

First Space Tourists Already Prepared To Be Underwhelmed By Entire Experience

NASA Kennedy Space Center— Senior leaders at NASA announced that the International Space Station will begin offering seats to private citizens to go to space for an estimated $50 million per seat, and the world’s wealthiest elites have quickly lined up for the first spots. As is tradition in ultra-wealthy circles, many have already started mentally preparing to be generally unimpressed by the entire experience … Continue reading First Space Tourists Already Prepared To Be Underwhelmed By Entire Experience

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Feeling “Left Out” Of Antitrust Probe Of Tech Giants

REDMOND, WA— Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) chief executive Satya Nadella expressed frustration in a weekly corporate board meeting amidst news that tech giants Apple, Facebook, and Google are being probed by both the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission for leveraging their influence to create an anticompetitive environment and harming consumers. With Microsoft distinctly absent from the list, Mr. Nadella placed the onus on the … Continue reading Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Feeling “Left Out” Of Antitrust Probe Of Tech Giants

Wall Street Analysts Say Tesla Stock Could Go Up Or Down From Here

NEW YORK, NY— Wall Street analysts following Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) have recently reported that the company’s stock, which has lost over $7 billion in market value in just one week of trading, could go either up or down from current trading levels. Evercore senior equity research analyst Victor Escobedo II has been tracking the company since 2014, and provided Business Outsider exclusive insight on what … Continue reading Wall Street Analysts Say Tesla Stock Could Go Up Or Down From Here

Google Spent Years Studying Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things

SUNNYVALE, CA— Google spent years studying the behaviors of bosses in their organization, and leveraged data to uncover insights on the key strategies that effective managers use to motivate their team and deliver results. Let’s dive right into the 6 strategies you can use to drive results in your own company. 1. Watermelon Wednesdays Perhaps the most obvious result of the study, Google’s study found … Continue reading Google Spent Years Studying Bosses. Now They Teach New Managers These 6 Things

Juul CEO Takes Up Smoking To Cope With Increased Scrutiny From Regulators

PALO ALTO— Juul Chief Executive Kevin Burns has recently taken up smoking amid increased pressure from regulators like the FDA, which claim that the minimalist technological design and fruity flavors hosted on Juul devices have caused a major increase in underage e-cigarette usage. The company is also facing criticism from the public, which is concerned about the long-term consequences of nicotine consumption on adolescent brains. … Continue reading Juul CEO Takes Up Smoking To Cope With Increased Scrutiny From Regulators

Savvy Father Saves $1.2M By Purchasing Daughter’s Admission To USC Instead Of Yale

MENLO PARK—A highly successful venture capitalist and father is being recognized as a savvy shopper for selecting USC over Yale in a recent purchase of a guaranteed acceptance into college for his daughter, saving the businessman north of a million dollars as a result. “When the advisor presented me with the different options and their prices, it was a big challenge for me at first … Continue reading Savvy Father Saves $1.2M By Purchasing Daughter’s Admission To USC Instead Of Yale

Facebook Bans Yiannopoulos, InfoWars, Your Uncle From Platform

PALO ALTO, CA — In a landmark political event, Facebook has joined Twitter and other social media sites by banning controversial speakers Milo Yiannopoulus, InfoWars (Alex Jones’ media organization), and your uncle from posting content on the platform. “It wasn’t an easy decision,” said CEO and founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg in an exclusive interview with Business Outsider. “Our organization takes free speech very seriously … Continue reading Facebook Bans Yiannopoulos, InfoWars, Your Uncle From Platform

New Apple Watch Feature Notifies You When You’re Getting Too Close To A Homeless Person

CUPERTINO, CA — One of the most frequently requested features for the Apple Watch Series 4 has finally landed. In a recent software update, the feature uses a combination of light and sound sensors to detect when users are within a 50-foot radius of any homeless person. The CTO of Apple explained how it works in a recent press release: “This is a truly groundbreaking … Continue reading New Apple Watch Feature Notifies You When You’re Getting Too Close To A Homeless Person