CEOs and insiders sell a record $69 billion of their stock

CEOs and corporate insiders sold a record $69 billion in stock in 2021, as looming tax increases and rising stock prices encourage many to reap profits. From Microsoft’s Satya Nadella to Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk, CEOs, founders, and insiders have been cashing in their stock at an all-time high. As of Monday, insider sales … Read more

Looking for a job? You might get hired via the metaverse, experts say

Visitors look at an immersive art installation titled ‘A Hallucinogenic Space: Metaverse’ by Refik Anadol at the Asia Digital Art Gallery in Hong Kong, October 3, 2021. Lam Yik | Bloomberg | Getty Images When Facebook announced that it had changed its company name to Meta, the virtual world known as the metaverse suddenly got … Read more

Executives wax poetic on the metaverse during Q3 earnings calls

A new video produced by Inspiration from Iceland is pushing back against experiencing life through the “metaverse,” as Mark Zuckerberg described it during his Facebook rebranding to Meta on Thursday, October 28, 2021. Michael Nagel | Bloomberg | Getty Images Online dating apps, a cryptocurrency exchange, and a professional wrestling brand are among the many … Read more

TikTok usage topped Instagram in 2021 among kids 12 to 17: Forrester

Adam Mosseri speaks on stage at WIRED25 Summit 2019 – Day One at the Commonwealth Club on November 08, 2019 in San Francisco, California. Matt Winkelmayer | Getty Images The use of TikTok among American youth on the Instagram account is increasing, according to survey results published by Forrester. This year, 63% of Americans ages … Read more

Ohio AG accuses Facebook of securities fraud for misleading investors

Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies at a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Washington, October 23, 2019. Erin Scott | Reuters Meta, formerly known as Facebook, is facing new charges from investors for allegedly violating federal securities laws by making inaccurate statements about the harm its products can cause. The lawsuit from Ohio … Read more

Metaverse is investable and it’s going to be very big

A man displays uSens’ Impression Pi virtual reality and interactive augmented reality device at CES Unveiled, a media preview event at CES International, Monday, Jan. 4, 2016, in Las Vegas. John Loescher | AP According to Puerto Rican billionaire businessman Orlando Bravo, the so-called metaverse has a “big” investment case. Bravo, co-founder and managing partner … Read more

Iceland parodies Zuckerberg Meta announcement in viral tourism video

If the goal is to get people talking about Iceland, the new tourism video is more than just a hit. A video posted yesterday by Inspired by Iceland, a marketing campaign for Icelandic tourism, targets a Mark Zuckerberg video released in October to announce Facebook’s name change to Meta. In it, Zuckerberg is promoting a … Read more

Meta announces new revenue features for Facebook Groups

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Chesnot | Getty Images News | Getty Images As Mark Zuckerberg seeks a future in the metaverse, he has to rely on his current business – Facebook – to provide the capital to get him there. A week after announcing its new name, Meta, and unveiling its ten-year strategy, the company … Read more

Facebook whistleblower Haugen says Zuckerberg should step down as CEO

Frances Hogan, a former Facebook employee, testifies during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee hearing on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security entitled Children’s Online Safety – Facebook Whistleblower, at the Russell Building on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Frances Haugen, the former Facebook employee … Read more

How to become an entrepreneur — while you’re still in college

As founder and director of two programs focused on entrepreneurship at Stevens Institute of Technology, Launchpad, and iSTEM, I have overseen the creation of 12 formally incorporated companies, with more on the way. It took about three years to consolidate our first company, but now we launch a new company every three months. To maintain … Read more