12 Influencers Who Went Too Far And Got Shamed For It

Society has a way of reigning in bad behavior, however, and the current trend of ‘shaming’ those influencers who go too far seems to be having an effect. Bored Panda has collected a list of times when people decided that enough was enough, and set the limit as to how low the bar of self-obsession can go. #2 Woman Stomped All Over The Plants In This Conservatory For Instagram Shots Despite Staff Repeatedly Asking Her To Stop This woman, in her quest to show off to maximum effect on her social media, stomped all over the plants in this Conservatory despite staff repeatedly asking her to stop. According to Rainy_Day_May, who uploaded the pic on Reddit, “She was asked by multiple people …

Africa Roundup: Jumias post-IPO earnings, Gokadas $5.3M raise, Facebooks fake-news purge, Joe Montanas fintech investment

Jumia held its first post-IPO earnings call and weathered a short-sell assault in May, with Wall Street showing confidence in the Pan-African e-commerce company. On the numbers, key takeaways were that Jumia’s Gross Merchandise Value (GMV) — the total amount of goods sold over the period — grew by 58% to €240 million. Marketplace revenue grew 102% to €16 million, and gross profits as a percentage of GMV grew by 6.5% in Q1 2019. Overall, Jumia’s operating losses for the period widened to €45.4 million from €34.3, and negative EBITDA increased to €39.5 million from €30.2. So the startup’s still losing money — see the big losses reported in the IPO filing — but is improving its ability to earn. …