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Following the takeover of Twitter by Elon Musk, hate speech and toxic narratives have been trending in the weeks immediately after the takeover.

Hate Speech on Elon Musk’s Twitter

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Digital Intelligence Index

Unraveling the Lies, Hate, and Extremism Polluting the Public Square

The Toxic Tales of the 2022 Midterms

Updated October 2022
We studied the sentiments expressed by users on the platform to Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover saga.

The Elon Musk—Twitter Takeover Saga

Bhaskar Chakravorti and Christina Filipovic join the BBC's Digital Planet podcast to discuss how the pandemic sparked an improvement in gender digital parity in select countries in Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia.

How Biden’s “Internet for All” Initiative Can Actually Fulfill Its Mission

Is it possible for an economy to be both digitally inclusive and at the forefront of innovation-based digital growth?

Pride and Prejudice

As the demand for artificial intelligence (AI) grows, so does the demand for AI talent. To find diverse AI talent, companies will need to look outside the usual technology talent hubs, such as the San Francisco Bay Area.

LBGTQ - Affiliate Candidate Prevalence

Benchmarking 90 economies' progress in closing the gender, rural-urban, and socioeconomic digital divide

Pride and Prejudice

Right now, half of Americans aren’t using broadband internet. In an effort to close this digital divide, the Biden administration has launched the Internet for All initiative: a massive investment of funds to expand access to high-speed internet in the world’s most valuable and second most evolved digital economy.

How Biden’s “Internet for All” Initiative Can Actually Fulfill Its Mission

How did Twitter react to the Roe v. Wade announcement from the Supreme Court?

Glass Ceilings, Broken Rungs, and Gummy Floors

An increase in broadband access in the US reduced Covid mortality rates, with the most significant impact in metro areas. Internet access is an increasingly important tool in the public health toolbox.

Glass Ceilings, Broken Rungs, and Gummy Floors

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is the latest source of funding to expand broadband across the US.

Glass Ceilings, Broken Rungs, and Gummy Floors

High growth sectors and high median wage jobs are still out of reach for college educated Black people in America.

Glass Ceilings, Broken Rungs, and Gummy Floors
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