verb (used without object), hot·bed·ded, hot·bed·ding.
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Groups have been a hotbed for many of Facebook’s biggest problems, including misinformation and hate speech.
Space as a sector has been a hotbed of SPAC activity of late, with mergers from a number of companies including Astra, Spire, Rocket Lab, BlackSky and Momentus announced over the course of the past year.Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya sells off remaining personal stake in the space company|Darrell Etherington|March 5, 2021|TechCrunch
The largely unmoderated and right-wing social network was also involved in the planning of the insurrection, leading some to worry that Parler is a new hotbed of misinformation and extremist activity.Parler, the “free speech” social network, explained|Rebecca Heilweil|January 7, 2021|Vox
It’s worth noting that these production pauses are specific to Southern California, which has become a hotbed for coronavirus.Here are the five major forces and trends that will shape the future of TV in 2021|Tim Peterson|January 6, 2021|Digiday
As the pandemic spread across the country, one plant after another became a hotbed of the virus, which exploded onto unprepared communities as companies fought to keep their plants open and the meat coming.As COVID-19 Ravaged This Iowa City, Officials Discovered Meatpacking Executives Were the Ones in Charge|by Michael Grabell and Bernice Yeung|December 21, 2020|ProPublica
Baseball has long been the most popular sport in Cuba and the island has long been a hotbed of baseball talent.Is Major League Baseball Ready For Cuba’s Players?|Ben Jacobs|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the early 1960s Cambridge University was a hotbed of cultural and social insurrection.
It is also overwhelmingly pro-regime, and since the start of Syrian unrest the region has become a hotbed of pro-Assad activity.
The Gorge has always been a hotbed of radicalism and arms smuggling, but now it is fast becoming a shahid factory.
As their grip loosens, the island, and particularly its capital city, is morphing into a fashionable, gorgeous hotbed of tourism.
The hotbed frames and sashes were put away for future use, as it was too late to need them now.The Idyl of Twin Fires|Walter Prichard Eaton
When he saw early spring vegetables growing in a hotbed, he said: How does that loose covering keep them warm?Heroes of To-Day|Mary R. Parkman
In Corsica they do nothing, restlessly; while Sardinia, as all the world knows, is a hotbed of active discontent.The Isle of Unrest|Henry Seton Merriman
Zurich, as you know, is a hotbed of radicalism, and those young women who went to learn soon imbibed the wildest ideas.Condemned as a Nihilist|George Alfred Henty
If the loam is a heavy one, place the pot in a warm situation; a spent hotbed is a good place.The Practical Garden-Book|C. E. Hunn