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Is Remote Work Here To Stay?

June 30, 2020 at 11:31AM

A new study shows that about half of the entire workforce is now remote. The case for why “this portends a much bigger shift in the economy.”
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Reddit Bans The_Donald, Forum Of Nearly 800,000 Trump Fans, Over Abusive Posts

June 29, 2020 at 10:10PM

Reddit unveiled an update to its hate speech policies on Monday, including shutting down about 2,000 subreddits. It is the latest example of a popular online platform cracking down on hate speech.
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Facebook Boycott Grows: Ford Joins Coca-Cola, Starbucks And Other Brands

June 29, 2020 at 09:45PM

The list of major advertisers pulling out of Facebook continues to grow as the company weathers criticism over its handling of racist, violent and other hateful rhetoric on the platform.
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How Authorities Can Use The Internet To Identify Protesters

June 28, 2020 at 12:59PM

NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Allie Funk, Senior Research Analyst for Tech and Democracy at Freedom House, about the use of internet surveillance during protests.
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Unilever, Maker Of Dove Soap, Is Latest Brand To Boycott Facebook

June 26, 2020 at 07:05PM

The consumer goods giant is the biggest brand to join a growing campaign to pressure Facebook to do more to curb hate speech and other harmful content.
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Denise Herzing: Do Dolphins Have A Language?

June 26, 2020 at 03:14PM

We know that dolphins make distinctive clicks and whistles, but is that a language? Researcher Denise Herzing thinks it might be, and for the past 35 years she’s been working to unlock it.
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