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- San Francisco 7-day test positivity rate: 3.1
- San Francisco 7-day rolling average new cases per day: 101
- San Francisco 7-day average case rate per 100,000: 11.3
- San Francisco 14-day hospitalization average: 68.1
THE LATEST IN TECH FOR GOOD
A year after Twitter launched Birdwatch, its community fact-checking project, the company announced it would expand this novel approach to content moderation.
Pinterest’s Havens project activated public spaces in downtown Chigaco by offering free events, classes, workouts, and more to encourage resident well-being.
Google’s YouTube will enter the education market with a new service called Player for Education, a stripped-down version of its site tailored for schools and colleges.
Funding Circle partnered with Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union to improve credit access for small business owners.
Spotlight Impact Story
Google’s YouTube outlined its plans for handling the 2022 U.S. midterm, highlighting tools at its disposal to limit the effort to limit the spread of political misinformation. When users search for election content on either Google or YouTube, recommendation systems are in place to highlight journalism or video content from authoritative national and local news sources such as The Wall Street Journal, Univision, PBS NewsHour, and local ABC, CBS, and NBC affiliates. YouTube will also direct voters to an information panel on voting and a link to Google’s “how to vote” and “how to register to vote” features.
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CALIFORNIA AT A GLANCE
- As the California heat wave intensified, Governor Newsom extended the emergency response to increase energy supplies and reduce demand on the grid.
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