"For months the president has been using social media to incite real-world harms."
The images of a mob of Trump supporters invading the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon played out on live television and in Twitter feeds, but the moment had been building for years. Reporter Francesca Billington looks at the social media sites where supporters organized.
Twitter bans President Trump permanently after hundreds of Twitter employees asked Jack Dorsey to do so.
Tesla passes Facebook to become fifth most valuable U.S. company.
Hyundai walks back confirmation that it's in talks over Apple car.
Google union condemns YouTube for not suspending President Trump.
Cameo App condemns Capitol Hill riot while hosting Proud Boys founder account.
Small businesses can apply for Paycheck Protection starting Jan. 11.
Hero House GateWay accelerator is looking for L.A.-based deep-tech companies for its first class.
From Twitter to Parler, How Trump Supporters Organized
There's been a shift among extreme Trump supporters away from mainstream sites like Twitter and Facebook to alt-right platforms as stronger moderation policies have been implemented. Read more>>
Quibi's Shows Gain New Life as Roku Acquires its Library
Roku will acquire the library of the short-lived Hollywood company founded by Jeffrey Katzenberg and has said it will stream its content with ads for free on its Roku Channel. Read more>>
Rascoff: How to Establish Core Values at a Startup
Missions and core values are ubiquitous at companies today. They're expected — by employees, new recruits, even investors — because they take a stand on the company's purpose and path to get there. Read more>>
Lux Capital Bets On Deep-Tech Founders Before They Have Companies
Lux Capital partner Shahin Farshchi talks with LA Venture about why Lux isn't afraid to invest pre-product, and sometimes pre-company. Lux will write $10 million to $15 million checks for top entrepreneurs. Read more and listen here>>
dot.LA Strategy Session: Tastemaking & Gatekeeping in the Streaming Era
Join us at 11:00 a.m. PST on Wednesday, January 13th for back-to-back conversations with some of the most influential players in music and film. First, Troy Carter of Q&A, Atom Factory, and Venice Innovation Labs will join dot.LA Entertainment Reporter Sam Blake in conversation, followed by a discussion between UTA Independent Film Group partners Rena Ronson and Jim Meenaghan and dot.LA Chief Host and Correspondent Kelly O'Grady.