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#DeleteUber vs. Deleted Uber: Is hashtag activism a farce, or a force?

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It was that moment in time, right after Uber CEO Travis Kalanick had defended his choice to be on President Trump’s business advisory council which inspired this tweet: 

@Uber do you have any shame? Wrong side of history#deleteUber #Lyft https://t.co/PCdMfcrTPY

— (((Amardeep Singh))) (@amarHoboken) January 28, 2017

It wasn’t the first time the #DeleteUber hashtag was used—but it was one of the first tweets that looked like it could fuel a movement. Then, Uber turned off surge-pricing during strikes in airports across the country later that same day. 

And that’s when #DeleteUber started trending.  Read more…

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