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Big Revolution - Steady and slow wins the race?

Welcome to Sunday's Big Revolution. Let's dive straight in... – Martin
August 26 · Issue #182 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Sunday’s Big Revolution. Let’s dive straight in…

Big things you need to know today
  • The boxing match between two YouTubers got far more viewers via pirate streams than the official paid YouTube event. Logan Paul and KSI’s fight in Manchester got more views on Twitch and Periscope.
Big weekend reads
For IGTV, Instagram needs slow to mean steady For IGTV, Instagram needs slow to mean steady
Instagram’s longer-form video service IGTV isn’t the instant hit Facebook hoped. Josh Constine looks at what Instagram and the creators who use IGTV need to do.
Skim reading is the new normal. The effect on society is profound
People skim-read a lot more than they used to, and its effect goes well beyond the individuals who do it. “The subtle atrophy of critical analysis and empathy affects us all… It incentivizes a retreat to the most familiar silos of unchecked information.”
How a hacker network turned stolen press releases into $100 million
If you get hold of press releases before they go live, you can make millions on the stock market. This is the story of an international hacker network that did just that.
'Our generation's inside joke': the bizarre, nostalgic afterlife of Vine
Twitter may have shut down Vine, but its cultural impact hasn’t died with it.
One big tweet
Why it’s always best to trust original source material over groupthink.
Christopher Mims 🎆
would it surprise you to hear that when I emailed the author of a famous study to verify if the popular interpretation of his study is true, he told me his research didn't address that specific question
7:21 PM - 25 Aug 2018
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