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When Instagram launched a video-streaming service called IGTV in June, the launch was hailed as a move to encroach on YouTube’s business. But, as Business Insider’s Isobel Asher Hamilton discovered in an investigation, Instagram’s new TV service was recommending a crop of graphic and disturbing videos, which contained content that appeared to include child exploitation and genital mutilation.
Instagram removed the videos after being contacted by Business Insider, and Britain’s National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children reported the videos to the police.
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Leaked Andreessen Horowitz data reveals how much Silicon Valley startup execs really get paid
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Venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz conducts an annual survey to get a sense of Silicon Valley salaries, and Business Insider’s Rob Price got ahold of the results. The interactive graph that BI created, based on the data, has quickly become a must-have resource in the competitive world of tech.
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