Tuesday, July 27

TikTok

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Chinese TikTok star Xiao Qiumei dies after falling 160 feet from a crane while recording a livestream video

Xiao Qiumei, an influencer who was popular on the Chinese version of TikTok, died after a fall. The Sun reported that the 23-year-old was filming herself in a crane cabin when she fell. Xiao was known for regularly sharing videos of her job as a crane operator on social media. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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Doritos offers a 13-year-old girl $20,000 as a reward for discovering a rare’puffy’ chip, which she listed on eBay

Doritos is paying $20,000 to an Australian teenager for discovering a rare chip. Rylee Stuart posted a TikTok video of the oddly shaped snack, which gained four million views. She listed it on eBay, where bids reached $100,000, according to to 9News. LoadingSomething is loading. A 13-year-old from Queensland, Australia, is set to receive $20...
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How much money influencers make using affiliate marketing programs

Influencers frequently share links to their Instagram Stories or below their YouTube videos. Those links are often affiliate links that let creators earn a commission on sales. We spoke with creators about how much money they earn using affiliate marketing. See more stories on Insider's business page. Those "swipe-ups" on Instagram Stories or the links below a YouTube video aren't just for the convenience of sharing a link — they're how many influencers make money. When someone makes a purchase on a website after clicking through a trackable link or using a specific code, the influencer who posted it can earn a commission from th...
crypto, Cryptocurrencies, FinTok, Gen z investing, Markets, Markets Insider, MI Exclusive, Millennial Investing, Millennial investors, Risk, Social Media, stocktok, TikTok, tiktok investing, young investors

Social media has hooked young investors on finance, but a growing number are taking more and more risks.’Finfluencers’ and money experts say it’s time for some caution.

Young investors can make mistakes that can end up costing them Tom Werner/Getty Images There has been an increase of financial education and advice content on social media apps, enticing young investors. Recent research shows that young investors are following riskier, more short-term strategies to make profits. 'Finfluencers' and money experts alike urge have urged young investors to be cautious. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The rise of'finfluencers' and huge surge in financial content on platforms like TikTok, Instagram and Twitter over the past 18 months has hooked a new generation on finance and investing.Young investors are spending their spare cash on cryptocurrencies and stocks-with a large number of them following the advice th...
China, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, National Security, Poll, Tech Insider, TikTok

Nearly half of Americans fear TikTok would give their data to the Chinese government

TikTok's ties to China prompted President Donald Trump to try and ban the app in the US. Some 48% of Americans think the app would give their data to the country, a new book reveals. The polling, the first to explore US attitudes on the issue, was shared exclusively with Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly half of Americans think TikTok would give their data to the Chinese government if it asked, a poll shared exclusively with Insider has found.The app's ties to China, which is home to its parent company ByteDance, prompted President Donald Trump to attempt to ban it in 2020 on national security grounds.The...
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TikTok just hit a critical milestone only Facebook has been able to achieve

TikTok has been downloaded three billion times around the globe. Facebook and its WhatsApp, Instagram, and Messenger are the only other non-game apps to hit that mark. TikTok reaching that milestone proves Facebook isn't the only app people don't want to live without. See more stories on Insider's business page. TikTok has been downloaded more than three billion times around the world.That's a milestone that only Facebook and its cohort of apps have reached, showing the social media giant isn't the only app people can't live without.According to new Sensor Tower data, TikTok is the fifth non-game app to ever surpass the three billi...
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TikTok video shows woman on American Airlines plane duct-taped to her seat after she tried to open the door mid-flight

@lol.airee/TikTok Summary List Placement A TikTok video shows a woman duct-taped to her seat on an American Airlines flight after she reportedly attacked flight attendants and attempted to open the plane's front door. The incident happened on American Airlines Flight 1774 that was traveling from Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas to Charlotte, North Carolina on Tuesday. In the video, filmed by TikTok user @lol.ariee, an unidentified woman in first class can be seen with duct tape around her body and mouth as she attempts to scream at passengers who are departing the plane after it landed. Read more: 2 top Barclays bankers that helped raise $23 billion in crucial funding for America's biggest airlines share what's...
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How much influencers get paid on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube

Influencers get paid a number of ways, from sponsorships to ad revenue. How much creators earn depends on factors like following size, engagement, and content category. We spoke with dozens of influencers who shared how much money they'd earned on social media. See more stories on Insider's business page. Influencers earn money a number of ways, from sponsorships to selling merchandise.How much money different creators make depends on a variety of factors, from content category to what platform the influencer is prominent on. For Jehava Brown, a stay-at-home mom who runs a full-time influencer business, her monthly income comes fro...
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TikTok is automatically removing videos showing nudity, sexual activity, violence, and other content that violates its safety policy for minors

New tech from TikTok will automatically review videos that violate its safety policy for minors. This will enable human staff to focus on more nuanced content like hate speech and misinformation. Accounts will be removed under a zero-tolerance policy, such as posting child sexual abuse material. LoadingSomething is loading. ...