Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018


Instagram Announces a New Leader
Press Release

Adam Mosseri, Instagram’s current Vice President of Product, will become the new Head of Instagram.

Mosseri will oversee all functions of Instagram and will be responsible for recruiting a new executive team. The new desired hires include a head of engineering, head of product and head of operations.

The move follows the exit of Instagram’s co-Founders from the company last week.

Mosseri became the new head of the company as of October 1st.


Marriott International Expands Across Africa
News Release

The company announced rapid expansion plans across Africa in Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and South Africa.

The move looks to increase the company’s portfolio in the area by 50 percent with over 200 hotels by 2023 which is estimated to generate approximately 12,000 new job opportunities.

Marriott International is present in 21 countries on the African continent.


Netflix Reportedly Looks to Let Viewers Choose Their Own Endings
Bloomberg

Bloomberg reports, citing sources familiar with the matter, that Netflix will launch a feature on select shows that will allow viewers to choose their own storyline.

According to the report, the company is expected to launch its first show with the feature before the end of the year.

The move looks to differentiate the company in the on-demand video streaming world where competition in the space is heating up between rivals such as Amazon, Youtube, and Facebook.