Rebecca Jennings

Vox reporter covering pop and internet culture for its consumer column, “The Goods”

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People in the U.S. and U.K. are spending more time on TikTok than YouTube, according to a new report from the group App Annie. Hollywood is taking notice.

TikTok stars are trying to make it in mainstream entertainment. But that may not translate

People in the U.S. and U.K. are spending more time on TikTok than YouTube, according to a new report from the group App Annie. Hollywood is taking notice.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Billionaire Stephen Ross owns the indoor cycling company SoulCycle and the high-end gym Equinox. He's also a GOP donor and friend of President Trump.

What's driving the boycotts of SoulCycle and Equinox?

Billionaire Stephen Ross owns the indoor cycling company SoulCycle and the high-end gym Equinox. He's also a GOP donor and friend of President Trump.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Think about all the plastic you use just once and then toss: shampoo, makeup, toothpaste. If you order anything online, it usually comes in plastic packaging.

Zero-waste movement and living a trash-free life

Think about all the plastic you use just once and then toss: shampoo, makeup, toothpaste. If you order anything online, it usually comes in plastic packaging.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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