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by Laurent Haug

How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life

The story of the woman who sent a regrettable tweet and everything that ensued. Great read on how social media are somehow recreating the medieval art of public shaming. The essence of the article can be summed up in a quote from Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence: "the human mind seldom arrives at truth upon any subject till it has first reached the extremity of error".


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