Facebook’s AI-fueled attempt to block bad ads is hurting legitimate small business owners — and its ‘pay-to-play’ customer support is leaving them stranded ahead of the holiday shopping season (FB)

Summary List Placement In mid-March, even as it encouraged its full-time employees to work remotely, Facebook’s largely contract-based content moderators were still required to be in the office. Amid public pressure, Facebook eventually sent them home as well, saying it would rely more heavily on artificial intelligence to police its platform in the interim. Just […]

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John Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s lieutenant governor and a rising star in the Democratic Party, isn’t a progressive. He says he’s just being honest.

Summary List Placement John Fetterman, the former mayor of Braddock, was elected lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania in 2018, beating out better-funded opponents. He is not a democratic socialist, although he was a big supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders, and he doesn’t even like the label of “progressive.” John Fetterman, Pennsylvania’s Democratic lieutenant governor who lives […]

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While Twitter was buzzing about a fake Parler data leak, a hacker says he actually breached some user data from the conservative social network

Summary List Placement On Tuesday, Twitter was abuzz with rumors of a hack of the social media platform Parler, favored by conservatives and allies of President Donald Trump. A screenshot of stolen files was posted and reposted as truth. But there was no hack of Parler. The screenshot was, by all appearances, spurious.  But in […]

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‘My family voted for Trump. He threw us under the bus anyway’: Georgia secretary of state says he worked hard to uphold the integrity of this year’s election despite Trump’s unfounded claims of fraud

Summary List Placement Georgia secretary of state Brad Raffensperger said that while his family supported President Donald Trump in this year’s election, he embraced nonpartisanship while he worked to ensure the integrity of the election in his state. “By all accounts, Georgia had a wildly successful and smooth election,” Raffensperger wrote in an op-ed published […]

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One chart shows the best and worst face masks for coronavirus protection — and which situations they’re suited for

Summary List Placement A simple trick can reveal whether your face mask offers sufficient protection: Try blowing out a candle while wearing it. A good mask should prevent you from extinguishing the flame. The rule isn’t foolproof, but it should help weed out masks that aren’t very protective. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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These are the top 5 UK financial institutions ranked by the mobile banking features consumers value most

Summary List Placement This is a preview of Insider Intelligence’s second annual  UK Mobile Banking Competitive Edge Study, available exclusively to enterprise subscribers. In addition to mobile banking coverage, Insider Intelligence publishes thousands of research reports, charts, and forecasts on the Banking industry. You can learn more about becoming a client here. The UK’s top […]

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The best office chairs

  Summary List Placement A good office chair should be comfortable to sit in for hours at a time, and will support your body properly in different positions.  Office chairs have been in short supply as more and more folks continue to work from home.  We’ve tested multiple office chairs, and while we haven’t been […]

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