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After company all-hands, Arianna Huffington insists Uber is trying to be ‘better’

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Uber is becoming known for stamping out PR fires as much as it’s known as a ride-sharing app, but board member Ariana Huffington wants customers to believe they’re working toward “a better” company.

The latest PR frenzy comes on the back of a blog post written by former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti (Susan J. Fowler on her blog), who detailed her alleged sexual harassment — and the company’s inept response — in a post published on Sunday. 

The post exploded. According to Rigetti, the response actually broke her apps for Twitter and Gmail. Read more…

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Source: University of Michigan, Wiley Online Library

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