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Gig Companies Fear a Worker Shortage, Despite a Recession

“One of the biggest challenges in ridesharing is creating marketplace balance, making sure you have enough drivers for every rider,” Lyft’s Green said last month. “And the two respond on very different timelines.”“I’m not surprised that people aren’t returning to platforms, because the government has done a really good job of meeting peoples’ needs.” Fiona Greig, …

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Fake News Gets More Engagement on Facebook—But Only If It’s Right-Wing

It’s not exactly a secret that extreme, less-than-accurate content finds a big audience on Facebook. In the months before last year’s election, the list of most-engaged-with pages on the site was almost always dominated by far-right figures like Dan Bongino and Dinesh D’Souza, who are not known for their fealty to fact-based journalism. An anonymous …

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