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@rafat 2 hours
this digital media company is the anti buzzfeed it s making money by staying small
This digital media company is the anti-BuzzFeed — it's making money by staying small https://t.co/F9XpUPFMxb
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@rafat 7 hours
airbnbs potential investment in oyo explained via skift
Airbnb’s Potential Investment in Oyo, Explained https://t.co/j6neqSlivO via @Skift
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@rafat 9 hours
smart of to not display photos of guest requesting a booking as a way to combat potential discrimination from
Smart of @Airbnb to *not* display photos of guest requesting a booking, as a way to combat potential discrimination from hosts. That is my reading of this, Airbnb hasn’t spelt it out this way.
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@rafat 21 hours
what is your recommendation on a non fiction book i should pick up to start reading this weekend send me your
What is your recommendation on a non fiction book I should pick up to start reading this weekend? Send me your very short video replies.

Reply from any phone. No app needed. https://t.co/JLaYFy2osE cc @brianalvey
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united becomes first airline to add gender identifications for non binary flyers via skift
United Becomes First Airline to Add Gender Identifications for Non-Binary Flyers https://t.co/bapnV6PEG4 via @Skift
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men are spending more to get healthy and brands want in via skift
Men Are Spending More to Get Healthy and Brands Want In https://t.co/HP8u2BKKAq via @Skift
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everything impossible seems impossible until small dents are made and those small dents and knocks become cons
*Everything* impossible seems impossible until small dents are made and those small dents and knocks become constant enough to instill change. Like $15/hr minimum wage, like climate change pushback, like gun control. Please keep knocking, everyone. https://t.co/S5U3c0mQHk
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this all sounds so freakin complicated why don t we all just let netflix run the world
This all sounds so freakin' complicated. Why don't we all just let Netflix run the world? https://t.co/PMc5HPIWZ3
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does british airways have its mojo back via skift
Does British Airways Have Its Mojo Back? https://t.co/YAwM9BRD01 via @Skift
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delighted to start our new monthly speakers at skift series of talks with the awesome the chief strategy amp c
Delighted to start our new monthly “Speakers at Skift” series of talks with the awesome @minaseeth, the Chief Strategy & Creative Officer of The Economist Group, such great insights about leadership, business and believing in the brand. @skift

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@rafat 12 months
pigeons at a rail station resting on a google free wifi router three centuries of communications convergence a
Pigeons, at a rail station, resting on a Google free WiFi router. Three centuries of communications convergence. @ Aligarh railway station in India.
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@rafat 2 years
as an american muslim in month of ramadan hard to comprehend except to say lgbt community has stood for us our
As an American Muslim in month of Ramadan, hard to comprehend except to say LGBT community has stood for us, our time to do same. #Orlando
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@rafat 3 years
9 11 15 new york city
9/11/15, New York City.
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@rafat 3 years
more in how travel companies hate their customers this is delta hate selling you a seat
More in how travel companies hate their customers: this is @Delta, hate-selling you a seat.
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@rafat 1 year
since everyone is down on media companies these days lets run through whats good news about many of them 1 our
Since everyone is down on media companies these days, let’s run through what’s good news about many of them. 1) Our democracy may have crumbled this year had NYT, WaPo & CNN not existed, incredibly important role of all three as we end 2017.
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@rafat 1 year
fascinating how the viral spread of spreadsheets when they first launched commercially in 80s completely democ
Fascinating how the viral spread of spreadsheets when they first launched commercially in 80s completely democratized investment banking, great description in “The Last Tycoons” book.
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@rafat 3 years
didn t see this coming curry houses blaming uber for their woes everyone wants to work for uber instead
Didn't see this coming: curry houses blaming Uber for their woes! Everyone wants to work for Uber instead.
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@rafat 2 weeks
weve all been waiting for superapps to emerge in west following asian superapps like wechat meituan grab paytm
We’ve all been waiting for Superapps to emerge in West, following Asian superapps like WeChat, Meituan, Grab, Paytm, GoJek. But we’ve been ignoring the biggest Superapp we’ve had & using all along for years now: Google Maps. It is & will become the biggest app of our lives.
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@rafat 9 months
this is the most accurate astute thing i have read about bourdain why he mattered to us people of color
This is the most accurate/astute thing I have read about Bourdain, why he mattered to us people of color. https://t.co/hHuvcNpo1R
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@rafat 3 years
when hotels displaced inns taverns 200 yrs ago protests reminiscent of protests now hotels do against airbnb e
When hotels displaced inns/taverns 200 yrs ago, protests reminiscent of protests now hotels do against Airbnb etc...
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