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Sara Fischer / Axios:
Substack plans to launch a native video player in beta next week that will let creators upload or record a video and embed it directly in a Substack post
Viola Zhou / VICE:
Fight Club gets an alternate ending in its China release on Tencent Video wherein the police thwart Tyler Durden's anarchist plan
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Neil Young posts and then deletes a letter to his manager and a Warner exec demanding they remove his music from Spotify over Joe Rogan's vaccine misinformation
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