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Welcome to your weekend big reads edition of the newsletter. — Martin from Big Revolution
 
July 13 · Issue #470 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to your weekend big reads edition of the newsletter.
— Martin from Big Revolution

Big things you need to know today
  • Facebook faces a fine of around $5bn in the USA in light of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The company’s stock price shot up when the news broke, as the fine had already been ‘priced in’ to last quarter’s financial results.
One big read
The sinkhole that saved the internet The sinkhole that saved the internet
Someone should option this piece about the battle against Wannacry for a movie.
How the biggest decentralized social network is dealing with its Nazi problem
Can far-right trolls ruin even a decentralised social network?
On TikTok, Teens Meme Life360, the Safety App Ruining Their Summer
How teenagers are protesting against the app that lets parents track their every move.
They Kinda Want to Believe Apollo 11 Was Maybe a Hoax
How conspiracy theories are finding a new audience with a new, less straight-faced, approach.
One big tweet
Taylor Lorenz @ VidCon
This kid came dressed as an influencer apology video at #Vidcon2019 @pugloca https://t.co/X8e79czn5A
7:26 PM - 12 Jul 2019
That’s all for today...
Back on Monday, Have a good weekend!
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