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10: ranking of San Francisco in a survey of “Most Instagrammable Skylines” by photography rights platform Pixsy; Jakarta, Indonesia, was in first place . . .
1 million: combined number of new jobs expected to be added in 2022 in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco, according to a report from ThinkWhy . . . 10: ranking of California in CardConnect’s survey for states “with the highest search interest in ‘start a business with no money,’ but California didn’t even show up in the top 20 of states listed by new business applications . . . 50: this year’s tree lighting by the Nob Hill Association in late November was the 50th consecutive year of the tradition . . .
4: ranking of San Francisco in’s list of the best cities for public transportation; Boston was in first place . . . double: during the pandemic, 12- to 13-year-old U.S. children went from spending 3.8 hours to 7.7 hours a day online, according to UCSF researchers.

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