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FRIDAY, JUN 19, 2020
Black Lives Matter Movement Gains Support From Diverse Demographic Swath of U.S.

Protests of police treatment of people of color have migrated from urban, majority-minority cities to smaller, whiter communities over the last month, according to a S... more

MONDAY, JUN 15, 2020
NY Times Tracks BLM Protests Across U.S. Using Social Explorer

Since May 26 — barely one day after a Minneapolis police officer killed George Floyd — millions of Americans have taken to the streets to protest police at... more

WEDNESDAY, APR 22, 2020
Testing Ramps Up, But U.S. Daily Numbers Still Less Than 20% Of Goal for Reopening Economy

Since the coronavirus pandemic began its rampage through the U.S. in early March, testing – viewed as a key to curbing the spread of the lethal virus – has... more

MONDAY, APR 20, 2020
New COVID-19 Dataset on Social Explorer

Not everything that can be measured is worth quantifying, and not everything worth quantifying can be measured. And in the middle of a pandemic that’s claimed te... more

WEDNESDAY, FEB 19, 2020
Fastest-Growing Areas For Young Millennials Aren’t Traditional Suspects

Twenty-somethings have flocked to major U.S. urban centers during the last decade, outpacing total population growth in more than 500 metropolitan and micropolitan sta... more

FRIDAY, FEB 14, 2020
Changing Economy Hits Retail Paychecks As Well As Staples of Brick-and-Mortar Businesses

The “retail apocalypse” phrase that describes the woes of brick-and-mortar stores over the past decade isn’t just a reference to the thousands of clo... more

THURSDAY, FEB 13, 2020
Save Map Positions in Social Explorer

Exploring specific areas of interest just became a whole lot easier on Social Explorer with our new  feature, Save Map Position! It’s simple. Once you have ... more

TUESDAY, FEB 04, 2020
Introducing the Layers Selection Tool

Social Explorer offers a variety of geography selection tools for creating reports from maps or masking areas of interest. We’ve now added a brand new tool to ou... more

MONDAY, JAN 27, 2020
English Skills of Spanish-Speaking People Rose Sharply Since 2010

The percentage of Spanish-speaking people in the United States who speak English “less than very well” has fallen sharply over the last decade, according t... more

THURSDAY, JAN 23, 2020
Once Viewed As Easy Cash Source, Second Mortgage Market Collapsed Over Decade

The number of American homeowners who are paying for both a primary and secondary mortgage or home equity loan has fallen by roughly one-half since 2009, according to ... more

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