Posted on November 8, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Technology   Leave a comment on What happened to Airbnb?

What happened to Airbnb?

In the past few years, Airbnb prices — and guest complaints — have sharply risen. | Getty Images/iStockphoto Financially, the sharing economy darling is thriving, but guests, hosts, and cities have had enough. Airbnb knows people are unhappy. Its CEO, Brian Chesky, has acknowledged the “tens of thousands” of complaints across social media about the platform’s growing costliness. It knows that hosts’ expenses — like home insurance, property taxes, and the cost of labor for cleaning and maintenance — have … Continue reading “What happened to Airbnb?”

Posted on November 8, 2023November 22, 2023Categories Social good   Leave a comment on Meta's moderation failures incite hate and human rights abuses, according to Amnesty International

Meta's moderation failures incite hate and human rights abuses, according to Amnesty International

The human rights organization is pressing Meta to compensate victims of Ethiopia's Tigray civil conflict. Meta, and its platform Facebook, are facing continued calls for accountability and reparations following accusations that its platforms can exacerbate violent global conflicts. The latest push comes in the form of a new report by human rights organization Amnesty International, which looked …