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Bezos pledges $690K donation to Australia

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Billionaire Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced the company is donating $690,000 toward bushfire relief efforts in Australia.

“Our hearts go out to all Australians as they cope with these devastating bushfires,” he said. “Amazon is donating 1 million AU dollars in needed provisions and services.”

However, Bezos faced criticism online, with social media users saying he didn't give enough.

Marvel star Chris Hemsworth matched Amazon's donation.

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