This 2012 presentation from Instagram’s cofounder revealed his secrets for building the app into a billion-dollar business (FB)

Back in 2012, Facebook bought Instagram for a cool $1 billion. In the days that followed, Instagram cofounder Mike Krieger gave a presentation to Airbnb employees explaining his strategies for growing the company. The slides from his talk provide a fascinating window into a pivotal era in the history of social media. And they offer […]

Target cash registers across the US are crashing, creating massive lines of frustrated customers in ‘The Great Target Outage of 2019’

Target cash registers across the US crashed on Saturday afternoon, creating long lines and crowds of frustrated customers unable to check out from stores. The incident was dubbed “The Great Target Outage of ’19” on social media, with many comparing Target’s struggles to the disastrous Fyre Festival. “We’re aware that guests are currently unable to […]

HBO dives into fresh waters with ‘Euphoria,’ a depiction of modern teenage life that’s as gripping and gritty as ‘The Wire’ (T)

HBO’s upcoming teen-focused drama, “Euphoria,” speaks more directly to young people than the network’s other adult series. The show, starring Zendaya and executive produced by Drake, comes as HBO is trying to grow its audience under the umbrella of AT&T’s WarnerMedia. It debuts Sunday, June 16 at 10 p.m. Click here for a selection of […]

The New York Times’ crosswords group wanted to reach non-native English speakers. The result is the free ‘Tiles’ game and it’s catching on

The New York Times rolled out Tiles, its first game without words, on Monday. The color and pattern matching game has “tilesets” named after cities around the globe. “One additional strategy around launching Tiles is to reach users who may not be native English-language speakers,” The Times wrote in its Tiles press release. Visit Business […]