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A backlash is mounting against depictions of “good cops,” on television and in the street.
Since 2016, the Falun Gong-backed newspaper has used aggressive Facebook tactics and right-wing misinformation to create an anti-China, pro-Trump media empire.
Gilead Sciences said Wednesday that remdesivir, which has been authorized for emergency use since the spring, brought in $873 million in revenues so far this year.
There’s a big question mark hanging over the future of TikTok right now, in the form of what exactly will happen to its U.S. business come September 20, when President Trump said he plans to shut down the Chinese-owned app over security concerns. But in the meantime, it seems to be business a…
Remember the teams that went viral for their jerseys made to look like a tuxedo, the human anatomy and even The Hulk? Meet their visionary designer.
Researchers and experts say QAnon has emerged in recent months as a sort of centralized hub for conspiracy and alternative health communities.
"We recognize Aunt Jemima’s origins are based on a racial stereotype," Quaker Oats said, adding that the move is an effort "toward progress on racial equality."
Even Random House joined in on the thread by tweeting in response, "I'd rather be reading."
McDonald's McRib is coming back. And this time, it's going nationwide.
Some of the experimental coronavirus vaccines use some very new technology, including software that reprograms cells.
Tiger King has tied Stranger Things record to become one of Netflix’s most popular original series.
He says he wanted to prove the AI could pass as a human writer
Owning clothes is so last year. Rental platforms have been the industry’s 2020 success story
F3, an anonymous Q&A app targeting Gen Z teens which blends a Tinder-style swipe-to-friend gamification mechanic, Stories-esque rich media responses and eye-wateringly expensive subscriptions to unlock a ‘Plus’ version that actually lets you see who wants to friend you — has r…
Imgur, the image sharing service popular with Reddit users and a regular winner of the "best bootstrapped startup" award at the annual Crunchies event is no longer going it alone. Following acquisition rumors and courting by just about every VC firm in the Valley, the company is today announcing a …
Trump administration reveals pharmacy vax distribution plan — Labs sound alarm on Covid testing surge
This week's rundown includes how a viral TikTok video on body positivity helped Sienna Mae Gomez get the attention of celebs like Lizzo.
TikTok creators have been making anti-Trump videos without disclosing they were paid for.
How a 16-year-old from suburban Connecticut became the most famous teen in America
How Imgur is taking on Facebook and Twitter as 'geek culture' goes mainstream
How did the social media platform get so big and where could it be heading?
How social media is being weaponized across the world
The majority of the protests appeared to be peaceful, according to Ipsos research that contradicts the White House's emphasis on instances of rioting.
Gas prices spiked in 2012, the result of a number of factors. Social media posts claiming prices would soar with a Joe Biden victory are misleading.
Universal’s release of DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods: A New Age stayed on target from what we saw yesterday with an opening Wednesday of $1.85M in a very broken exhibition landscape…
The Golden Trailer Awards have unveiled nominations in 116 categories for its 18 annual edition honoring the year’s best film marketers and companies that create movie trailers, commercials a…
Hollywood Media Bridge has just been infused with a $25 million equity investment from Canadian entrepreneur Jonathan Kitzen and his Kajanga Syndicate, which are increasing their investment in the …
What do Dressbarn, Pier 1 Imports and Modell’s Sporting Goods have in common besides bankruptcies and store liquidations? They’ve all recently been scooped up by a 43-year-old self-help guru who ra…
Keedron Bryant, the 12-year-old singer whose passionate performance about being a young black man in today’s world became a rallying cry, has signed a deal with Warner Records and his poignant song will officially be released Friday
EXCLUSIVE: Vertical Entertainment has acquired the North American distribution rights to the Bella Thorne feature Infamous, Deadline has learned. The distributor has set a virtual cinema and VOD r…
5th writethru/update Sunday AM, after Friday and Saturday posts: w/chart With the CBS-Viacom merger on the horizon, the Tiffany network’s film label, CBS Films — which will shutter its …
The head of Xbox talks about the latest console launch.
"I feel like I’m a very relatable person with what I’ve gone through in my life."
Franky Zapata, the French jet ski champion who invented the Flyboard Air, has set a new Guinness World Record for the farthest hoverboard flight. Zapata achieved the feat Saturday morning off the...
And yet they’re still better than what some governments are proposing
A new home for the Snap Map and its original shows — plus a new test of news briefs
The future of remote learning with Sal Khan of Khan Academy.
Is it an attempt to connect with them or an elaborate marketing ruse?
New trials, new websites, new employees: Google, Amazon and others are finding new ways to help
This excerpt follows a high-growth period for Douyin, detailing how it gained around 200 million daily active users within a year via a loyal creator community, viral memes, algorithmic recommendation and aggressive ad spending.
David Deutchman spent most of his free time volunteering at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and cradled babies in the neonatal intensive care unit. The ‘ICU grandpa’ died from pancreatic cancer.
As the coronavirus pandemic drags on, here are some things that can improve your quality of life while staying home.
A Black man from Sacramento and a white woman from San Francisco teamed up to create arguably the most iconic image of the 2020 presidential election.
WhatsApp is not as secure as you might think...
“All of these guys are interested in doing content now,” Guidrey says. “They have these huge followings, but none of them are managing their IP like the major production companies are doing. No one is talking about the major problem, which is distribution. What’s content without distribution?”
A lot of your success depends on how well your company can get the right content into the hands of the right audiences at the right time. And if you aren’t doing your part to help ensure it gets there, that’s a problem.
Kiki’s Beach Bar offers cool breezes and $14 designer cocktails.
Bones Brigade's wheeler dealer
UPDATED WRITETHRU, SUNDAY AM after Saturday 10:41 am and 2:13AM post: With chart: At a time when talk is percolating that CBS is kicking the tires of Lionsgate’s Starz unit, the mini-major i…
Danskin has decided to step it up by signing actress and dancer Jenna Dewan Tatum as its latest spokeswoman.
COVID-19 has turned the battle over food delivery regulation into a life-or-death issue
Music publisher Primary Wave takes 80% interest in Fleetwood Mac star’s catalog, which is valued at about $100 million, according to people familiar with the deal.
Pizza chain wants to take ‘the name Karen back’
With artist-friendly Bandcamp Fridays and initiatives that benefit progressive causes, the online music platform has become beloved beyond its indie roots.
Monday AM Update: Disney hasn’t reported its final figure yet, but industry estimates show a Sunday of $40.25M for Disney’s Rise of Skywalker, -15% from Sunday’s $47.5M for an ope…
The 17-year-old pop sensation tells Joe Coscarelli why she keeps near-complete creative control, that everyone needs to give hip hop credit, and how she’s ready for fame
The winter version of the UK’s biggest reality show should have steamed up the cold nights. Instead, we’re – whisper it – bored
Spotify announced today it will begin to test a new service that gives artists more of a say in how their music is discovered on the Spotify platform. At launch, the service will allow artists and labels to identify music that’s a priority to them, and Spotify will then add a signal to help t…
The first cannabis startup to raise big money in Silicon Valley is in danger of burning out. TechCrunch has learned that pot delivery middleman Eaze has seen unannounced layoffs, and its depleted cash reserves threaten its ability to make payroll or settle its AWS bill. Eaze was forced to raise a b…
A lot depends on China and India sharing the products of their pharmacuetical manufacturing with the rest of the world.
Saquon Barkley wants everyone who wears his Nike sneakers to know what it is like to walk in his shoes. The preliminary concept of simulated concrete on the Giants star’s forthcoming shoe isn’t mea…
Two tests made by Quidel and BD repeatedly delivered false-positive results, prompting the state to stop using them.
The children's song overtakes Latin pop smash Despacito to become the site's most-viewed video ever.
The Barbados Welcome Stamp has drawn 675 applications from U.S. citizens.
Is Soldier Boy an ally in The Boys season 3?
Are the Poughkeepsie Tapes real?
Get ready to see (and hear) a lot of Ryan Reynolds.
With the release of his new film Midway, we take a look back at Roland Emmerich's best and worst movies, from 10,000 B.C. to Independence Day.
Multilevel marketing needs social media in order to recruit, and TikTok just banned it.
And VP Mike Pence will get the vaccine live on TV this morning.
After pressuring employees to return to the office during the pandemic, Kristen Leanne oversaw layoffs at Arctic Fox, according to former employees.
Oreo is following in the footsteps of recent marketing gimmicks, like Planter's Baby Nut or IHOP rebranding as IHOB.
A supermarket chain in China has apologized for apparently featuring a chart in one of its stores that used disparaging language to refer to women who wear larger-sized clothes as "rotten" and "terrible."
Play-Doh's newest products can be picked up from select retailers for $1.50 to $15
These foodies are making everything from Flamin' Hot Cheetos Mozzarella Sticks to Skittles Frappuccinos
ALDI is making headlines after a hilarious Twitter response to the John Lewis 2019 Christmas advert went viral, and many people said that the bargain retailer has "won Christmas" this year. Do you agree?
The group was an early election season curio until the president, as the president has been known to do, stepped in it, Justin Vallejo reports
The good news: Clean beauty is becoming increasingly popular, from direct-to-consumer cosmetics brands that value ingredient transparency and ethical manufacturing practices, to big-box beauty stores like Sephora and Ulta rolling out “clean” and…
Introducing Liv Streetwear, the recipient of Bethann Hardison’s Designers Hub Grant in partnership with the CFDA. Check out their newest '90s-inspired capsule.
Spotify users have Wrapped and Instagram users have their Top 9. And now TikTok users will have their own year-in-review feature, too. The company today announced the launch of its first personalized annual recap feature with the launch of “Year on TikTok,” a video highlight reel that s…
Testing a representative sample of Orange County residents for a wide range of coronavirus antibodies, University of California, Irvine researchers found that 11.5 percent of them have antibodies for COVID-19, in contrast to previous estimates of less than 2 percent.
Miquela is the most famous digital influencer with 1.6 million followers. But there are many more you should be aware of.
CGI influencers are a novelty, because it's still fairly clear they aren't real. But as the technology gets better, it may become less obvious.
It's tough to be the next Floyd Mayweather or Canelo Alvarez, but these five have the best chance to do so
Jen Glantz became her own PR person to save money, and steadily grew her clientele through social media, personal branding, and networking.
Earlier this year, people started noticing something peculiar about MTV’s schedule: The network had quietly morphed into an almost 24/7 offering of just one show. At one point in late June, “Ridicu…
He’s manning the National Cowboy Museum’s social media during the coronavirus outbreak
Despite all odds, Venom took over pop culture in 2018. Now see him take over your favorite pop culture villains!
The deal actually highlights some of the weaknesses in both companies.
TikTok is announcing to advertisers that it’s open for business. The company is today officially introducing a new brand and platform called “TikTok For Business” that will serve as the home for all its current and future marketing solutions for brands. At launch, the site will in…
SATURDAY AM UPDATE: Universal/Blumhouse’s genre body swap comedy Freaky, starring Vince Vaughn, took in $1.45M yesterday, including Thursday night previews ~$200K, on what looks to be a $4M o…
Skip Yowell, a Kansas boy and avowed hippie who made it to Mt.
AstraZeneca’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine is the third vaccine to demonstrate it can prevent coronavirus infections in a late-stage clinical trial, though...
After defending her dad for years, Sarah Turney tried everything in her power to hold him accountable for her half-sister's killing
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