Four-Year College Degree Requirements in Hiring Are Slowly Easing

New research finds companies are starting to rely less on the college filter in hiring. But it remains an obstacle to opportunity for many.

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Adults or Sexually Abused Minors? Getting It Right Vexes Facebook

The company reports millions of photos and videos of suspected child sexual abuse each year. But when ages are unclear, young people are treated as adults and the images are not reported to the authorities.

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Millions Have Lost a Step Into the Middle Class, Researchers Say

The new figure points to the challenge for the majority of Americans who do not have a four-year college degree.

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How Facebook Relies on Accenture to Scrub Toxic Content

The social network has constructed a vast infrastructure to keep toxic material off its platform. At the center of it is Accenture, the blue-chip consulting firm.

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France Hired McKinsey to Help in the Pandemic. Then Came the Questions.

After previously undisclosed contracts were revealed, the company has become a magnet for criticism in France’s vaccine rollout.

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