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Welcome to your weekend edition of the newsletter. Oh, and apologies for the grammar error in the sub
 
July 6 · Issue #464 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to your weekend edition of the newsletter. Oh, and apologies for the grammar error in the subject line of yesterday’s edition. I noticed it one second too late!
— Martin from Big Revolution

Big things you need to know today
  • Indian Uber rival Ola plans to launch in London in September.
Big weekend reads
Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody's beyond the pale Social media shaming and forgiveness: why nobody's beyond the pale
“Social media feeds into our primal desire for vengeance. It facilitates the kind of mob rule that predates our current system of jurisprudence, and was typified by people crouched locked in stocks, or branded with hot irons. Right-minded people should be absolutely terrified by this regression.”
Stuxnet, American Sanctions, and Cyberwar Are Legitimizing Iranian Internet Controls
How Iran is clamping down on its citizens’ online freedom.
'We all suffer': why San Francisco techies hate the city they transformed
The brutal contradiction that means the home of tech is also a horrible city that lets many of its residents simply rot away.
One big tweet
Update on this podcast coming soon — a Big Revolution production!
Matt Navarra
PODCAST UPDATE
- Launching: Jul/Aug
- Hosts: @MattNavarra @MartinSFP
- Working title: The Social Media Geek Out Podcast
- Season 1: Six 30-45 min wkly episodes
- Format: Social media news, guest interviews, topical debate

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12:11 PM - 5 Jul 2019
That’s all for today...
Back on Monday. Have a good weekend!
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