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Monday’s business headlines

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

Twitter bots

Carnegie Mellon estimatest 30 to 49% of tweets could be bots at any given time.

It says over the last five days in May, more than 625,000 tweets and more than 413,000 users qualified as suspected inauthentic activity.

Banking impact

The pandemic may change lead to fewer bank branches.

The coronavirus pandemic has forced people to bank online. That could speed plans to close more branches.

Mobile banking delivers an important win for traditional banks, which have been trying for years to steer people away from branches and toward apps and websites for routine transactions.

4-day workweek

Four of every five US workers favor switching to a four-day workweek.

The Harris Poll’s survey found 71% of those workers think they switch would make them more productive.

Eighty-two percent of employed Americans say they would be somewhat or very willing to work more hours over four days instead of working fewer over five.

US jobs

The U.S. unexpectedly added jobs in May.

Economists expected millions of more jobs lost but the labor department number says 2.5 million were added instead.

The jobless rate fell to 13.3%.

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