African greeting videos: are they exploitative and racist or just a fun way for creators to make a living?

African greeting videos have exploded in popularity. Are they empowering or Blaxploitation?

'These videos speak to an African fetishizing so typical of the West.'

On Feb 17, 2024 by Abderrahemane Nejam

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‘It’s squeezing us out of the market’: Temu has taken e-commerce by storm—but sellers say they’re paying for those low prices

‘They are selling those goods at a loss.'

On Feb 6, 2024 by Leqi Zhong

Female hands holding a phone with Temu logo displayed on the screen. Temu is an online marketplace

How long does Temu take to ship?

The products are cheap, but how long is the wait?

On Oct 2, 2023 by Rachel Kiley

Temu bag at doorstep

Where does Temu ship from?

Where are all the orange bags coming from?

On Oct 2, 2023 by Rachel Kiley

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Instagram is rolling out an in-app payment feature for impulsive shoppers

Everybody wins except your wallet.

On May 4, 2018 by Phillip Tracy

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There’s a legit black market for Lilly Pulitzer’s Target line

You won't believe how much people are paying for a pair of bright pink espadrilles.

On Apr 20, 2015 by Marisa Kabas

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Amazon Dash Buttons will make it ridiculously easy to buy household items

Amazon wants to fill customer's homes with buttons that automatically reorder groceries

On Mar 31, 2015 by Tim Sampson

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Twitter’s Buy button is here—and it’s kind of genius

Why fave when you can buy?

On Dec 12, 2014 by Taylor Hatmaker

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You can now buy things via Twitter

Get ready for those Twitter impulse buys.

On Sep 8, 2014 by Micah Singleton

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China smashes online shopping records on holiday you’ve never heard of

A quirky holiday has been transformed into a bargain bonanza.

On Nov 12, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Cyber Monday means more haul videos on YouTube

Ever gone shopping and shown off your great buys? The Daily Dot's Fruzsina Eördögh shares her Black Friday buys and invites you to share.

On Nov 28, 2011 by Fruzsina Eördögh

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Only death could silence Etsy’s loudest critic

Angelica Marie Schaaf Rayl's passion for the arts-and-crafts community ran deep. So, too, do her online friends' memories.

On Jun 3, 2011 by Kevin Morris