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Quiet Quitting and Today’s Workforce Challenges | Pierce Atwood LLP

The American workforce is in crisis, buffeted by one challenge after another – some recent, and some, like demographic changes, that have been building for decades. At a recent employment law seminar – our first in-person employment program since 2019 – Pierce Atwood brought together clients from health care, higher education, accounting, the nonprofit sector, …

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Ofcom Could Social Media Firms to Open Algorithms; Deliveroo Exit Australia

In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: social media platforms could be forced to disclose their news feed algorithms under Ofcom rules; Deliveroo announces that they are pulling out of Australia; and Amazon cut 10,000 jobs. Social media sites could be forced to reveal algorithms Social media platforms may be obliged to make their algorithms open to …

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Empowering social media users to assess content helps fight misinformation | MIT News

When fighting the spread of misinformation, social media platforms typically place most users in the passenger seat. Platforms often use machine-learning algorithms or human fact-checkers to flag false or misinforming content for users. “Just because this is the status quo doesn’t mean it is the correct way or the only way to do it,” says …

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YouTube Tests New Product Tags for Shorts, Expands Music Options for Shorts Clips

YouTube’s launching another monetization option for Shorts, with a new experiment that will see some creators able to tag products for purchase within their Shorts clips. As reported by The Financial Times, YouTube has begun a new pilot program with selected creators in the US, which will see product tags displayed within Shorts, with viewers …

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Byrd: Stop self-diagnosing on social media | Opinion

Opinion: Surprise! TikTok is not a clinical psychologist. ———- Have you ever zoned out? You might have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Or at least, that’s what some TikTok users would make you believe. Social media is full of these self-diagnosing videos that make generalized statements and try to relate them to clinical diagnoses. But beneath the helpful …

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SocialMediaTrends: Soludo’s comments on Obi’s Anambra investments & other stories

Nigerians woke up to the news of the naira rebounding by 20.8 percent to 720/dollar at the parallel market. Recall that last week, the naira dropped as low as N880 per dollar in the street markets. The deteriorating situation peaked at N900 per dollar as some dealers quoted. The development was met with mixed reactions …

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