Tech

Facebook removed misleading census ads from Trump’s campaign

Facebook has removed a series of ads posted by the Trump campaign that gave the misleading impression respondents would be taking part in the official 2020 US census. One of the ads reportedly read: “President Trump needs you to take the Official 2020 Congressional District Census today,” implying the survey […]
Facebook removed misleading census ads from Trump’s campaign
News

The Trump administration added a citizenship question to the 2020 census to help Republicans win elections, according to new evidence

The Trump administration’s addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census was at least partly based on analysis that adding the question would help Republicans win elections, according to new evidence. Plaintiffs challenging the legality of the citizenship question in federal court have recently come into possession of the […]
The Trump administration added a citizenship question to the 2020 census to help Republicans win elections, according to new evidence
Lifestyle

Here are the most common ancestries in every US state

Americans come from everywhere, and every family has a story about where they come from. Self-reported ancestries in America include Italian, German, and Mexican heritage. Using Census Bureau data assembled by the Minnesota Population Center, we found the most common self-reported ancestry in every state. Americans come from all over […]
Here are the most common ancestries in every US state
Markets

Silicon Valley is so expensive that people who make $400,000 think they’re middle-class — here’s what the middle class actually is in the 25 largest US cities

The Pew Research Center defines the US middle class as those earning 67% to 200% of the median household income. Middle-class Americans earned about $US40,425 to $US120,672 in 2016, according to Pew’s definition, but middle-class incomes vary at the state and city levels. Some Silicon Valley residents earning $US400,000 consider […]
Silicon Valley is so expensive that people who make $400,000 think they’re middle-class — here’s what the middle class actually is in the 25 largest US cities
Tech

San Francisco is so expensive that more people are leaving than moving in — and it could mean disaster for the nation’s tech capital

San Francisco’s metropolitan area lost more residents than it attracted between 2016 and 2017, according to US census data. People are leaving San Francisco because of the out-of-control housing prices. The city’s median-priced home now costs $US1.5 million. The nation’s tech capital risks losing talent if they can’t afford to […]
San Francisco is so expensive that more people are leaving than moving in  —  and it could mean disaster for the nation’s tech capital
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