Good morning PR pros:
The unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest mark in 50 years, so why isn’t the market looking better?
Communicators who want to talk about the economy must help break down the numbers, and that starts by looking at where job growth has come from in recent years. Part of the new employment figures for September include adjustments to previous jobs estimates: The growth that led to this shining moment happened over the summer.
Beyond that, wages continue to be a disappointment, rising only 2.9% for the year.
Here are today’s top stories:
The social media company wants users to allow the app to read and share real-time data about a user’s location and other tidbits to enhance its new messaging service “Threads.” The feature is only for your close friends network, but it still requires users to have faith that their data will be handled carefully.