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* Anti-lockdown protests in China and Iran continue, with social media playing an important role in both.
* Twitter continues to push the booundaries in Musk's experiment with free speech at all costs.
* And much more!
- Q&A with Alex Stamos, former chief security officer at Meta's Facebook (Semafor, 24 November)
- Elon Musk’s Twitter is fast proving that free speech at all costs is a dangerous fantasy (Guardian, 28 November)
1. Platforms & Technology
- How To Govern Chinese Apps Without Discrimination Against Asian Diaspora Communities (Tech Policy Press, 22 November)
- Dissecting Tech Manifestos (Tech Policy Press, 27 November)
- After brief window of access during COP27, WhatsApp calls blocked again on Vodafone Egypt (Mada, 25 November)
- The Whiteness of Mastodon (Tech Policy Press, 23 November)
- Substack Chat offers creators a potential Twitter replacement (Mashable, 27 November)
- Musk Touts ‘All-Time High’ Twitter Signups And Active Users As He Promises New Features (Forbes, 27 November)
- Elon Musk’s ‘hardcore’ management style: a case study in what not to do (The Conversation, 22 November)
- One month of Musk's Twitter and half of the app's top advertisers have already left the platform: Twitter's not safe for the brand anymore. (Mashable, 26 November)
- How EU Could Frustrate Musk’s Plans for Twitter (Washington Post, 26 November)
- Elon Musk says he would support Ron DeSantis in 2024: His comments come after he urged his Twitter followers to back Republicans in the midterms (Washington Post, 26 November)
- Twitter CEO Musk says user signups at all-time high, touts features of "everything app" (CNA, 27 November)
- Elon Says He’ll Make His Own Phone If Apple and Google Deplatform Twitter (Gizmodo, 25 November)