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A middle school student who was bullied for her Afro promised to return to school 'bigger and better' in an inspirational video
Promise Sawyers started fifth grade at Head Middle Magnet in Nashville, Tennessee, in August. After students made fun of her Afro, she made a touching inspirational video that her mother later posted to Facebook. "Today I'm going to go to school and I'm going to come back bigger and better. Don't let anyone tell steal your joy. Don't give them that power," she said. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. A 10-year-old girl in Nashville, Tennessee, who said she was bullied for wearing her hair in an afro made an inspiring video promising to return to school "bigger and better" than before. Promise Sawyers told FOX 17 that she has worn her hair naturally her whole life. When starting fifth grade at a new school — Head Middle Magnet — in August, Promise first wore her hair in braids, but a few days in, she decided to wear it in an afro. "I felt confident and pretty," Sawyers told FOX 17 about her hair. "At my old school, people thought my hair was cool." Though Promise was discouraged by her new classmates' comments about her hair, she decided to take the high road, and even made an inspirational hype video for herself. "I went to school and I wore my hair in an afro like this, and a lot of people had a lot of mean things to say about it," Promise says the video. "So that made me feel some type of way.
Roku's Rough Week: A Constructive Pullback For The Stock?
Roku Inc (NASDAQ: ROKU ) shares have experienced a steady sell-off this week, culminating in a 20% drop on Friday. Here’s a closer look at the fundamental headlines behind the sell-off and the stock’s technical outlook heading into next week. Negative Headlines On Wednesday , The Verge reported that Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB ) is preparing to launch a clip-on camera for use in video calling, content co-watching and AR gaming. Facebook’s Portal TV could be a major threat to Roku devices. That same day , Comcast Corporation (NYSE: CMCSA ) announced a new free set-top box for cord-cutters that could also be a direct competitor to Roku. Wall Street Reacts Several analysts stepped in to defend Roku following the negative headlines. D.A. Davidson analyst Tom Forte reiterated his Buy rating and $185 price target for Roku. “We recommend investors purchase shares and take advantage of yesterday's pull-back, down roughly … Full story available on Benzinga.com
Facebook says it suspended 'tens of thousands' of apps for misusing data as part of its investigation into the Cambridge Analytica scandal (FB)
Facebook announced Friday it had suspended "tens of thousands" of apps for misusing customer data in the last year and a half. The company launched a full-fledged investigation into its apps and developers in March 2018 after it admitted to mishandling the personal data of more than 87 million customers, which was improperly obtained by data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica. Facebook says that these apps only came from about 400 developers, and that its review of apps is "by no means finished." The Federal Trade Commission hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine in July due to the company's mishandling of user data that came to light post-Cambridge Analytica. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook says it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps from its platform for misusing and mishandling data in the year and a half since the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and Facebook's failure to properly protect billions of users' personal info, first came to light. It wasn't until March 2018 that the sheer scale of the Cambridge Analytica security incident was reported: Over 87 million Facebook users had their personal data obtained by the political data-analytics firm via an external app in 2015, and the social network allegedly waited another two years to disclose that it had happened.
U.S. dollar to be main currency underpinning Facebook's Libra: Spiegel
https://www.investing.com/news/technology-news/us-dollar-to-be-main-currency-underpinning-facebooks-libra--spiegel-1982872
Facebook's Zuckerberg pledges cooperation with antitrust probe: Cicilline
https://www.investing.com/news/technology-news/facebooks-zuckerberg-pledges-cooperation-with-antitrust-probe-cicilline-1982863
Facebook Says It Has Suspended ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Apps
The scale of suspensions, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, was far larger than the social network had previously revealed.
Will Facebook Redefine Augmented Reality With Stella and Orion? | The Motley Fool
More details emerge regarding Facebook’s long-term AR plans.
Facebook still plans to launch digital currency in 2020 despite pushback from regulators
Facebook's David Marcus said the company still aims to launch its libra digital currency next year.
Texas man electrocuted saving his horse during Tropical Storm Imelda
A Texas man died while trying to save his horse from the raging flood waters brought to the Houston area by Tropical Depression Imelda, according to reports Friday. Hunter Morrison, 19, was electrocuted in Jefferson County, which is an area northeast of the city, during his attempt to save the animal, his brother said on Facebook….
Small businesses sell half the stuff on Amazon. Now, the tech giant is rolling out three new prizes to recognize its small business partners, including Small Business of the Year. (AMZN)
Nominations are now open for Small Business of the Year, Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year, and Small Business Owner Under 30 of the Year Active Amazon Seller or Vendor small businesses can nominate themselves on the award's website until October 6. Finalists will be announced in mid-October to be voted on by Amazon customers. The three winners will receive a bundle of perks, including meetings with Amazon senior leaders at the company's Seattle headquarters. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Amazon announced Friday morning an award program that reflects its increasing attention to its small business partners. More than one million US-based Small and Medium-sized Businesses, or SMBs, sell products through Amazon. Globally, SMBs sold half of all the stuff bought on the platform last year. Starting Friday, SMBs that sell on Amazon can nominate themselves to be considered for the title of 2019's Small Business of the Year. Two more categories – Woman-Owned and Owner Under 30 – round out the trio of awards that come with a prize package of dedicated account management, advertising and promotion assistance, and a visit to the Seattle HQ.
Facebook (FB) earnings: is the stock poised for recovery?
Facebook, Inc. (FB) shares are trading at $146.20, down -3%. The company is announcing its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday after the market close. What's driving Facebook stock price? What's FB stock price forecast?
Snap (SNAP) earnings preview: focus on user and revenue growth
Snap Inc. (SNAP) is expected to report earnings on August 7 after market close. What are SNAP earnings expectations? What news should investors be paying attention to?
Facebook (FB) earnings preview: still no revenue diversification?
Facebook, Inc. (FB) is expected to report earnings on July 25 after market close. What are FB earnings expectations? What news will the market be watching out for?
Alphabet (Google), Apple, Amazon or Facebook: who will win the race?
This past weekend we asked stocks investors on Twitter: which company among the tech giants (Alphabet, Apple, Amazon or Facebook) will outgrowth the competition? We got some pretty insightful responses from our Twitter audience and are sharing with you their growth predictions in this post.
Facebook (FB) earnings expectations: 5 things to watch
Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) is disclosing its earnings results after the close bell today. Investors are wondering what to expect from Facebook earnings.
Alphabet (GOOGL): Why Investors Think This Stock Is A Buy Now
The similarity of Google’s and Facebook's business models, fueled by Facebook’s data leak, resulted in a dip for Alphabet’s stock price. What is the GOOGL price forecast now?
Twitter (TWTR): How Will The Stock Price Move?
Facebook's (NASDAQ: FB) privacy issues have led to Twitter's (NYSE: TWTR) slump of over 10% today. What is the price forecast for TWTR?
Facebook (FB): Should You Buy The Stock Now?
The data incongruity issue has created a pressure on Facebook’s stock performance, which is down 6.79% in yesterday’s trading. Should you buy the stock now?
Snap Inc: Here Is What You Need To Know Prior to Earnings Call Today
Snap Inc. is reporting earnings today after market close. According to Finstead Research, SNAP price target upside is -7.36%. Here is what you need to know about Snap Inc...
FAANG Pullback Inevitable in 2018?
As you're entering 2018, you may be wondering which stocks that you own in your portfolio are bound for a 'correction' in 2018. Here is our take...