Mar 11, 2022 • 2M

🛒 How companies are hiding inflation without charging you more

Plus: Seven Seven Six Seeds A Cohort Of New Micro Funds, The Infinite Reach of Joel Kaplan, and more...

 
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Jose Montes de Oca
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How companies are hiding inflation without charging you more. Do consumers notice when their everyday products get smaller? Often they don't and companies are taking advantage by reducing the amount of product they sell while keeping prices the same. (Clarisa Diaz / Quartz)


Seven Seven Six Seeds A Cohort Of New Micro Funds. Alexis Ohanian’s year-old firm helped launch a group of funds led by individuals with large networks and domain expertise. (Rebecca Szkutak / Forbes)


The Infinite Reach of Joel Kaplan, Facebook's Man in Washington. How one man came to rule political speech on Facebook, command one of the largest lobbies in DC, and guide Zuck through disaster—and straight into it. (Benjamin Wofford / WIRED)


Twitter makes it harder to choose the old reverse-chronological feed. Twitter is rolling out a change that, frustratingly, makes it a bit more difficult to see your chronological feed. The design change, which lets you swipe between your Home (algorithmically served) and Latest (reverse chronological) timelines, was… (Jay Peters / The Verge)


Beware the Never-Ending Disinformation Emergency. YouTube still draws a hard line on Trump’s rigged election claims. Two years later, it doesn't hold up. (Gilad Edelman / WIRED)


🇺🇦 Ukraine Crisis


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