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Meet Tana Mongeau, who ran a YouTube convention that turned into a 'Fyre Festival disaster' and may now be engaged to Jake Paul

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

On Monday, 21-year-old YouTuber Tana Mongeau announced that she's engaged to fellow social media star Jake Paul .
Prior to her whirlwind romance - which many people believe is staged - Mongeau rose to internet fame through story-time vlogs and bold music videos.
Mongeau is also friends with fellow YouTubers like Shane Dawson , James Charles , and David Dobrik , and has publicly dated Bella Thorne , rapper Lil Xan , and Instagram influencer Brad Sousa .
Like many others on YouTube , Mongeau has faced multiple controversies throughout her career. She previously made a public apology after...
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There's no good reason to believe that Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau are actually engaged

There's no good reason to believe that Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau are actually engaged

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Jake Paul apparently proposed to Tana Mongeau on Monday - to immediate skepticism about their engagement .
Paul is a practiced hoaxer who creates elaborate fake personal narratives for his YouTube channel.
He even used a similar playbook for a fake marriage to YouTuber Erika Costell a year ago.
It all shows that YouTube's influencer community operates like one big reality TV show. And like any reality TV show, you should assume everything is fake unless proven otherwise.
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On Monday, YouTube stars Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau had some news to share...
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Biden picks Kamala Harris, his former 2020 rival, to be his vice...

Biden picks Kamala Harris, his former 2020 rival, to be his vice presidential running mate

After months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden tapped Sen. Kamala Harris of California to be his vice presidential running mate. The 55-year-old former California... Read more ...

U.S. Puts Kodak Deal On Hold Amid Scrutiny Of Its Finances

U.S. Puts Kodak Deal On Hold Amid Scrutiny Of Its Finances

The decision to entrust $765 million of taxpayer money to the former maker of photographic equipment raises several questions about the Trump administration's due diligence of... Read more ...

Salesforce cashed out its Zoom stake last quarter, potentially scoring a...

Salesforce cashed out its Zoom stake last quarter, potentially scoring a 600% return in 14 months

Salesforce sold its Zoom stake last quarter, a regulatory filing revealed this week . Marc Benioff's software titan potentially made as much as $600 million in profit... Read more ...

Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King' star husband

Money offered for info on former ‘Tiger King' star husband

The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and was mentioned on the hit TV series “Tiger King,” has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information... Read more ...

Pinterest's former COO Francoise Brougher has filed a gender discrimination...

Pinterest's former COO Francoise Brougher has filed a gender discrimination suit against the company

Pinterest's high-profile former COO Françoise Brougher has filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the company, New York Times' Erin Griffith reports. The lawsuit... Read more ...

Russia has approved a coronavirus vaccine without widespread testing...

Russia has approved a coronavirus vaccine without widespread testing. Medical experts warn it could be dangerous

Vladimir Putin announced on Tuesday that Russia had approved the first experimental coronavirus vaccine for widespread use. The vaccine, called Sputnik V, hasn't gone through a... Read more ...

TikTok reportedly violated Google's data collection policies by tracking the...

TikTok reportedly violated Google's data collection policies by tracking the individual identifiers of Android users' smartphones

TikTok collected data from Android users for at least a year in apparent violation of Google's policies, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The app tracked users' MAC... Read more ...

Biden tapping Kamala Harris to be his VP means the Democratic ticket does...

Biden tapping Kamala Harris to be his VP means the Democratic ticket does not have an Ivy League grad for the first time since 1984

2020 will mark the first time since 1984 that the Democratic ticket did not include a graduate of an Ivy League university. Former Vice President Joe Biden went to the... Read more ...

Twitter rolls out new reply controls to combat trolls

Twitter rolls out new reply controls to combat trolls

In an effort to make Twitter seem less like a cesspool, the company is rolling out new settings that allow all users to control who can reply to tweets. Read more ...

Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

Oil climbs as slowing COVID-19 cases spur hopes of a demand recovery

Oil prices rose on Tuesday as slowing new coronavirus cases sparked hopes of a demand recovery. West Texas Intermediate crude rose 2.4% to $42.94 per barrel, while... Read more ...