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Anti-vaccination sentiment has popped up on Pinterest, better known for recipes, wedding planning, and mood boards than for contentious political battles.   
  Now Pinterest is…

Pinterest takes on the anti-vaccination movement

Anti-vaccination sentiment has popped up on Pinterest, better known for recipes, wedding planning, and mood boards than for contentious political battles.  Now Pinterest is…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Airbnb has been ramping up its marketing efforts in advance of a vote on Proposition F in a couple of weeks. That’s a ballot initiative in San Francisco to limit short-term rentals.

Airbnb Ad Backlash

Airbnb has been ramping up its marketing efforts in advance of a vote on Proposition F in a couple of weeks. That’s a ballot initiative in San Francisco to limit short-term rentals.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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