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Seattle median income soars to $93,500 — but wealth doesn’t reach everyone, census data shows

Everybody knows that Seattle has become a very affluent city, but even so, this is remarkable news. The city’s median household income jumped nearly $7,000 in 2018, hitting a record $93,500, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re not like the rest of America. Nationally, incomes […]

Europe, Government, Privacy, Social

Voter manipulation on social media now a global problem, report finds

New research by the Oxford Internet Institute has found that social media manipulation is getting worse, with rising numbers of governments and political parties making cynical use of social media algorithms, automation and big data to manipulate public opinion at scale — with hugely worrying implications for democracy. The report found that computational propaganda and […]

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Student arrested following social media threat against Northwest High School

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Jesus Cabrera JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – A social media threat involving Northwest High School in Jefferson County lands a teen from another district in police custody. Rockwood Summit High School student Jesus Cabrera is accused of allegedly sending the message. School administrators say the disturbing message was sent […]

Local, News

Boys in CSU blackface photo spread on social media say incident was misunderstanding

Please enable Javascript to watch this video FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Two college students say a viral photo that led to accusations of racism at Colorado State University was a misunderstanding. The two boys, both freshman, have never spoken out before and requested anonymity from FOX31 because of the intense backlash the picture generated on […]

Local News

5OYS: Monitoring your social media accounts

DES MOINES — When you sit down at your computer or use your phone to post anything on social media, an expert Local 5 spoke to said to always remember, it’s going to follow you. “When I was 16, the internet was so new. Just thinking about it existing or it affecting your life so […]

BizSense Pro, News, The Pitch

The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 9.24.19

A poster promoting the State Fair of Virginia. (Siddall Communications) The Apple Cart co-founder Barb Upchurch purchased sole ownership rights of the agency from business partner Stephanie Ganz. Ganz, who formed the marketing and consulting agency for food businesses with Upchurch in 2014, will continue to work together on projects, including the upcoming Fire, Flour […]

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Mompreneur conference helps moms make business happen

Please enable Javascript to watch this video HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Ask almost any mom and they’ll tell you being a mom is definitely a full-time job. The thought of owning their own business can seem impossible. Mompreneur helps moms make business and raising children work. For Megan Nivens-Tannett’s being a mother is the main priority. […]

Louisiana Women

Louisiana Women: Amy Dighton

BATON ROUGE, LA (LOCAL33) (FOX44) – She’s a mother of 4, owns a business and hosts a podcast, she’s superwoman! “You can be a mom and still peruse your dreams. It doesn’t have to be one or the other.” Amy Dighton is a local business owner and a mother of 4. “You know I have […]