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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Friday’s business headlines.

The monthly jobs report has just been published

The unemployment rate fell to 3.8%. Leisure and hospitality, the hardest hit sector during the pandemic, continues to create many jobs with 179,000 last month.

Netflix suspends all future projects from Russia

Variety reports that Netflix has suspended all future projects from Russia. The streamer had four Russian Originals in the works.

The Walt Disney Company has announced that it will also suspend all theatrical releases in Russia.

Twitter is expanding its fact-checking project

Twitter is expanding Birdwatch, its crowdsourced fact-checking project. The program allows ordinary people to report and rate misleading tweets.

This is separate from Twitter’s fact-checking partnerships with The Associated Press and Reuters.

Apple is developing virtual reality contact lenses that could one day replace iPhones. MacRumors reports that VR-infused glasses would allow people to live in the metaverse.

The “Apple Lens”, as it is called, should work in tangent with the iPhone and Apple Glass to allow users to make calls, browse the web and even play games while being in touch with the world around them.

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