Trump just banned TikTok. Here's how brands that rely on it to reach billions of Gen Zers are switching up their marketing strategies.

The US Commerce Department announced that downloads of the popular social media appTikTok will be banned starting September 20. The decision follows President Trump's executive order last month to ban the Chinese-owned short-form video platform, and could be reversed if the company's sale is completed. Now brands that use TikTok will have to modify their marketing strategies and follow their customers to the […]

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Netflix documentary ‘The Social Dilemma’ prompts social media users to rethink Facebook, Instagram and others

LONDON — Social media users are re-evaluating whether they should have accounts on platforms like Facebook and Instagram after a new documentary-drama called "The Social Dilemma" dropped on Netflix. The 90-minute show, which focuses on the downsides of the major tech platforms, features interviews with Silicon Valley whistleblowers who used to work at the likes of Google and Facebook. In […]

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U.S. Consumer Sentiment Climbed to a Six-Month High in September

U.S. consumer sentiment increased more than expected in early September to a six-month high as Americans grew more upbeat about the economy’s prospects. The University of Michigan’s preliminary sentiment index for September advanced to 78.9 from a final August reading of 74.1, according to data released Friday. The median estimate from economists surveyed by Bloomberg was 75. The measure of […]

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Acella Pharma Recalls Thyroid Drugs For Sub Potency

Acella Pharmaceuticals, LLC recalled certain lots of hypothyroidism medication NP Thyroid in the form of tablets due to super potency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. The company is recalling one lot of 15-mg and one lot of 120-mg of NP Thyroid that are packaged in 100 count bottles in strengths of 15 mg, and 120 […]

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Here's how far back your resume should go for your next job search, according a career coach and former recruiter

Updating or writing a resume can be tricky, whether you're a recent grad or reentering the job market after some time off. The key is to include only the experiences most relevant to your current job search, says career coach and former corporate recruiter Yolanda Owens.  Recent grads and young professionals should focus on transferable skills from internships or part-time […]

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Snowflake's market debut is biggest software IPO ever

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. London (CNN Business)Snowflake isn’t the only buzzy upstart to cash in on investors’ enthusiasm for new software companies. The latest: Unity Software, which makes programs for video game designers, priced its IPO at $52 per share on […]

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U.S. Stands on Verge of Dark New Milestone: 200,000 Virus Deaths

The U.S. will top 200,000 deaths from the novel coronavirus in coming days, a devastating milestone that comes eight months after the pathogen was first confirmed on American soil. The U.S., with 4% of the world’s population, accounts for about 21% of global coronavirus deaths. The disparity underscores America’s failure to contain a virus that blazed through populous states like […]

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