The Twitter-like service all but got destroyed a little over a week ago, following the attempted insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6. In the days after the attack, Parler, where many of the insurrectionists posted videos of the attack, was kicked off the Google Play Store and then the Apple App Store—effectively preventing any new downloads of the app. A day after that, Amazon booted Parler from its AWS servers, which meant even those who had downloaded the app couldn’t use it anymore. … [Read more...] about Parler is back online, sort of, thanks to a Russian-owned tech firm
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Over the years, we’ve not bonded just over work: We each got married, had children, bought homes, experienced health scares, and shared all of these personal events with each other in intricate detail, almost exclusively online, and in a dialect we invented. I often approach major decisions — not just professional but personal, too — only after soliciting her guidance. … [Read more...] about Why you need a virtual work spouse now more than ever
This will come down to changing consumer behavior, which isn’t an easy task. Until recently, there was often a stigma associated with buying used products, but the wave of online resale platforms have helped rebrand it. These companies often market themselves as a way to get good deals on coveted products, but they also make the case that it’s more eco-friendly to buy used. This argument appears to be working: Thredup commissioned a study which found that many shoppers—particularly younger ones—feel proud to shop secondhand, while they feel guilty about buying fast fashion, which they see as less sustainable. … [Read more...] about Poshmark’s explosive IPO bodes well for the resale industry, but how sustainable is secondhand?