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DOJ should investigate social media platform Gab and its CEO over Capitol riots, according to anti-hate groupTechxplore - 2021-01-14 18:53
It was never about making America ‘great’: Is the four-year roller coaster over?Seth Frantzman - 2021-01-10 00:22
On January 8 Twitter took the unprecedented decision to suspend US President Donald Trump’s account. It came after other social media giants went after Trump and his supporters, including conspiracy […] ...
5 questions for Jeff Kosseff on Section 230 and online content moderationAEI - 2021-01-07 00:01
In the context of rising concerns regarding social media content moderation practices, Jeff Kosseff discusses the original intent and current effects of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The post 5 questions for Jeff Kosseff on Section 230 an ...
In defense of Section 230: My long-read Q&A with Jeff KosseffAEI - 2021-01-02 00:00
In the context of rising concerns regarding social media content moderation practices, Jeff Kosseff discusses the original intent and current effects of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. The post In defense of Section 230: My long-readA with ...
Khatun Seido, 26, drowned to death in the Aegean Sea on December 26. Photo: social mediaRûdaw - 2020-12-30 12:16
Mississippi police officer under investigation for social media post on Kamala HarrisYahoo - 2020-12-30 08:27
Bozeman lawmaker apologizes for social media post about Kamala HarrisYahoo - 2020-12-30 08:27
Son makes passionate social media post to save father's businessYahoo - 2020-12-29 00:33
Mitarbeiter (m/w/d) Social Media - I. K. Hofmann GmbH - Springe#Kurdisch Jobs - 2020-12-24 18:02
Gute Englisch-Kenntnisse, Kurdisch- und Türkisch-Kenntnisse. Für unseren Kunden am Standort Springe, aktuell jedoch in einer Tätigkeit aus dem Home-Office,…Gefunden bei I. K. Hofmann GmbH - Wed, 23 Dec 2020 19:39:17 GMT - Zeige alle Springe Jobs ...
Elie Saab Jr’s wedding draws envy on social media – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2020-12-19 07:14
Potential Bandwidth Restrictions For Social Network Providers In Turkey: Do They Comply With The European Convention On Human Rights? - Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment - TurkeyMondaq - 2020-12-17 20:31
Big Name Climate Deniers Aren't Joining Conspiracy Theory-Friendly Parler — YetJohn Bolton - 2020-12-17 17:21
Read time: 12 minsParler is fast becoming a conservative echo-chamber but big name climate deniers don't seem to be abandoning mainstream social media for the fringe platform — at least not yet. Tags: Social Mediaclimate denial databaseclimate denialtwitt ...
Turkey’s new social media law; social media ad spend; Harvard Law School’s social media policy - LexologyLexology - 2020-12-15 16:26
Police in Çoman takes RojNews journalist Hamed into custodyANF - 2020-12-13 09:03
RojNews journalist Zusik Hamed has been arrested in Çoman, South Kurdistan. The journalist had been criticising the arrest of youth activists on his social media. He has now been taken to the Soran Police Department. ...
Turkey Fines Social Media Giants Second Time For Defying Law | Balkan InsightBalkaninsight - 2020-12-11 13:50
Turkey’s Spat With Social-Media Heavyweights Brings Ad Ban Fears - BloombergBloomberg - 2020-12-09 15:51
Protest spreads to social media after rape of a girl in GercüşANF - 2020-12-07 09:19
The sexual assaults of a child by state officials in Gercüş, in Batman have been responded with a social media campaign. ...
Texas Authorities Investigating Death Of Social Media Influencer Alexis SharkeyYahoo - 2020-12-05 13:53
Kaufmännischer Angestellter (m/w/d) Social Media - I. K. Hofmann GmbH - Springe#Kurdisch Jobs - 2020-12-04 06:09
Gute Englisch-Kenntnisse, Kurdisch- und Türkisch-Kenntnisse. Für unseren Kunden am Standort Springe, aktuell jedoch in einer Tätigkeit aus dem Home-Office,…Gefunden bei I. K. Hofmann GmbH - Thu, 03 Dec 2020 19:37:20 GMT - Zeige alle Springe Jobs ...
Should traditional or social media content include warnings about misinformation?AEI - 2020-12-04 00:01
It may be difficult to expect the media to write knowledgably about highly technical topics. But readers should expect more than blindly republishing headlines from studies with easily identifiable methodological weaknesses, such as Rewheel's reports on m ...
Berkeley Law creates protocol to use social media as evidence for war crimes | Mirage NewsMiragenews - 2020-12-03 21:47
Journalist Dicle Müftüoğlu sentenced to prison in AmedANF - 2020-12-03 09:13
Journalist Dicle Müftüoğlu has been sentenced in Amed to over a year in prison for alleged propaganda for a terrorist organization. She is accused of having shared on social media a photo of the fight for Kobanê in 2014. ...
Social Media Content Moderator (m/w/d) Kurdisch+Türkisch+Englisch - Majorel Dortmund GmbH, Betriebsstätte Springe - Springe#Kurdisch Jobs - 2020-12-03 02:50
Social Media ist ein Ort, an dem Menschen miteinander interagieren können, indem sie Gedanken, Ideen, Gefühle und Informationen austauschen.Gefunden bei Majorel Dortmund GmbH, Betriebsstätte Springe - Wed, 02 Dec 2020 21:06:50 GMT - Zeige alle Springe Job ...
Deir Ezzor Military Council “we have not received reconnaissance aircraft from the International CoalitionSDF Press - 2020-12-01 16:08
The Deir Ezzor Military Council (DMC) denied the photos and news circulated on social media that the international coalition handed over reconnaissance aircraft to Deir Ezzor Military Council. The DMC confirmed that the planes belong to the international ...
Australia demands apology from China after fake image posted on social mediaYahoo - 2020-11-30 09:47
Iraqi activist shot in Baghdad after criticising militia on social mediaRûdaw - 2020-11-27 06:21
Turkey’s New Social Media Law; Social Media Ad Spend; Harvard Law School’s Social Media Policy | Morrison & Foerster LLP - Social Media - JDSupraJdsupra - 2020-11-27 06:18
‘Paranormal’: Netflix’s first Egyptian series whips up social media storm | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-11-24 14:44
Will social media decide elections in the futureSeth Frantzman - 2020-11-21 22:42
Ramifications of social media giants involvement in elections By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Social media giants played an outsized role in the recent US election. They took upon themselves the job […] ...
New FCC Nominee Has Already Been Helping Trump Try To Censor Social Media – Reason.comReason - 2020-11-18 06:34
Germany warns citizens to be careful on social media when in Turkey | News | DW | 25.10.2018DW - 2020-11-15 06:32
Turkey moves toward social media restrictions | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-11-13 13:58
Burger King issues apology for social media posts supporting Azerbaijani aggression – Public Radio of ArmeniaArmradio - 2020-11-07 01:11
The role of social media in electoral aftermathsAEI - 2020-11-06 00:09
Last week, Facebook reportedly evaluated tools developed for countries at risk for political instability for possible use in the US. In the modern world, the diffusion of social media is a two-way street, and this shows that firms can willingly take steps ...
Beyond 230: Reframing the conservative debate over social media regulationAEI - 2020-11-05 00:04
Section 230 is a suboptimal vehicle to address some Republicans’ concerns that social media disproportionately silences conservatives. Are there other legal frameworks that could be a better fit? The post Beyond 230: Reframing the conservative debate over ...
Biggest Social Media Companies Are Fined by Turkey Under New LawBloombergquint - 2020-11-04 12:02
Prosecutor seeks up to 15 years jail sentence for reporter BoltanANF - 2020-11-01 10:27
Two press conferences he joined and social media posts were used to prepare the indictment, against journalist Hakkı Boltan. A prison sentence of up to 15 years is sought. ...
Philadelphia police union accused of lying over toddler postBBC - 2020-10-31 01:57
A lawyer questions social media posts showing an officer carrying a black toddler during protests. ...
Negligent Social Media Platforms Breeding Grounds for Turkish Nationalism, Hate SpeechArmenianweekly - 2020-10-29 22:22
How social media enhances Kurdish democracy | Al Arabiya EnglishAlarabiya - 2020-10-28 02:36
Videos shared on social media show Syrians sent to fight in Nagorno-KarabakhFrance24 - 2020-10-26 23:37
Court sentences journalist Temizkan to 15 months in prisonANF - 2020-10-22 14:28
Journalist Sabiha Temizkan was sentenced to 1 year and 3 months in prison on the grounds of her social media posts. The court did not delay the sentence. ...
Turkey begins life under strict social media rules - World - The Jakarta PostThejakartapost - 2020-10-21 21:50
Should social media giants be trusted to ‘fact check’ news? - The Jerusalem PostJpost - 2020-10-19 10:58
How social media lost the GOP - POLITICOPolitico - 2020-10-17 01:14
Social media, content moderation, and trial-and-errorAEI - 2020-10-17 00:02
Content moderation is hard, and the controversy around how Facebook and Twitter handled the Hunter Biden New York Post story should be seen as an example of trial and error, which is a critical process of obtaining better results in emerging industries. T ...
Turkish law tightening rules on social media comes into effect | EuronewsEuronews - 2020-10-16 12:28
Turkey's Social Media Army on the March :: Middle East ForumMeforum - 2020-10-13 06:08
Turkey Says Facebook Risks Fines if Flouts New Social Media LawBloombergquint - 2020-10-11 02:38
Turkey’s online social media army increasingly slams UAE and Israel - The Jerusalem PostJpost - 2020-10-10 19:11
Turkey to fine Facebook in November for non-compliance with social media law | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-10-10 16:16
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan vows to curb social media in Turkey | EuronewsEuronews - 2020-10-10 07:40
Chaïma: Algeria women protest over teen's rape and murderBBC - 2020-10-09 00:29
The brutal killing of a 19-year-old draws protests in several cities and on social media. ...
Facebook rebuffs Turkey’s controversial social media lawAl Monitor - 2020-10-08 02:50
Turkey begins life under new strict social media rules - Taipei TimesTaipeitimes - 2020-10-02 07:44
Former CEO of Taco Bell & Yum! Brands on how social media and technology will change the fast food industryYahoo - 2020-09-30 18:39
Activists face prison for 'insulting' Turkish President Erdoğan on social media - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2020-09-30 00:03
‘It’s a war on words’: Turks fear new law to muzzle social media giants | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2020-09-27 15:30
Writer gets 1 year and 2 months for 'insulting Erdoğan'ANF - 2020-09-22 10:33
Theologian-writer Ihsan Eliaçık announced on social media that he was sentenced to 1 year and 2 months for insulting Turkish President Erdoğan. ...
Big Tech’s presumptuous monopoly on truthAEI - 2020-09-22 00:05
Social media companies claim they censor content because it’s dangerous or untrue. But the very point of free speech and the larger open society is that truth is hard to pin down and new truths are always unconventional. The post Big Tech’s presumptuous m ...
Analysing the Effects of Turkey’s Social Media Regulation Bill - JURIST - Commentary - Legal News & CommentaryJurist - 2020-09-18 15:15
Erfolg im Social-Media-ZeitalterWDR - 2020-09-11 07:19
"Wie sieht in Zeiten von Social Media und Smartphone gesellschaftlicher Erfolg aus? "Nur wer sichtbar ist, findet auch statt", sagt die Unternehmerin und Autorin Tijen Onaran. So lautet auch der Titel ihres neuen Buches, das sie als ein "Appell für Unabhä ...
Social Media to educate people in Al HasakahThe Global Coalition - 2020-09-11 06:39
Video blogger Masoum from Amuda, #Syria, is entertaining & uplifting his local community during #COVID19, showing how there is more to life than politics and military news. ????️ See his story below: Article Social Media to educate people in Al Hasakah A ...
Social Media Tracking of ISIS Women and Real-Life Actions of ISIS Men on Their Behalf – Homeland Security TodayHstoday - 2020-09-10 12:32
As social unrest grows, Kurdish Iraq goes after media - Region - World - Ahram OnlineAhram - 2020-09-04 08:11
As social unrest grows, Kurdish Iraq goes after media | News , Middle East | THE DAILY STARDailystar - 2020-08-25 17:07
Iraqi Kurdistan goes after media amid growing social unrestE-Kurd - 2020-08-24 00:05
SULIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish authorities in Iraqi Kurdistan region are cracking down on media outlets covering anti-government protests, journalists and rights defenders told AFP, shattering the region’s reputation as a liberal refuge. For ...
As social unrest grows, Kurdish Iraq goes after media - France 24France24 - 2020-08-23 12:18
What would a Biden-Harris win mean for American tech and innovation?AEI - 2020-08-22 00:06
A Biden-Harris win in November would mean several things for American tech and innovation: a slower and less innovative internet, fewer tech startups, more government broadband initiatives, and less open social media. The post What would a Biden-Harris wi ...
Turkey: Thousands of social media users investigated, Kurdish women's news site blocked - IFEXIFEX - 2020-08-18 23:43
Turkey investigated 14,186 social media accounts, taking legal action against 6,743 of them in first 7 months - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2020-08-17 21:37
Biden blasting Erdoğan in an interview sweeps through Turkish social media | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-08-16 00:32
Biden blasting Erdoğan in unaired clip sweeps through Turkish social media | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-08-15 20:07
Biden speaking against Erdoğan in unaired clip sweeps through Turkish social media | AhvalAhvalnews - 2020-08-15 17:57
Human rights advocates worried by Turkey's new social media lawThenews - 2020-08-15 11:17
Turkey passes controversial bill tightening grip on social media | News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2020-08-12 09:58
Turkey's new social media bill under immediate fireEuobserver - 2020-08-09 11:26
The case of TikTok and lessons on user dataAEI - 2020-08-08 00:55
After President Trump told reporters he would ban TikTok last Friday, many ruminated on how a ban of the popular social media app could be implemented. Regardless of TikTok’s future, the current situation offers lessons for app developers, policymakers, a ...
On the 6th anniversary of the ISIS genocide of Yazidis: A personal look backSeth Frantzman - 2020-08-04 06:27
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN My first memories of ISIS crimes were in the summer of 2014 when the group first began to flood social media of images of mass murder. […] ...
Turkey Passes A Law That Will Facilitate Government Control Of Social Media | InventivaInventiva - 2020-08-03 15:46
Egypt court jails belly dancer for ‘debauchery’ in social media crackdown | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-08-02 23:44
Erdogan Seeks to Tame Social Media, Again | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2020-08-02 18:24
UPDATE: Controversial Turkish social media law goes into effect - Stockholm Center for FreedomStockholmcf - 2020-08-02 18:24
Turkey ratifies social media bill amid concerns - JURIST - News - Legal News & CommentaryJurist - 2020-08-01 07:47
Iran judiciary may halt protesters' executions after social media storm - BBC NewsBBC - 2020-08-01 06:08
Turkish social media bill presages ‘new dark era’ of censorship, say critics | Arab NewsArabnews - 2020-07-31 23:15
Trump’s social media order reaches the FCCAEI - 2020-07-31 00:36
President Trump’s quixotic pursuit of an internet fairness doctrine continued this week, as the administration petitioned the FCC to adopt rules enacting Executive Order 13925. But the petition differs from the executive order, which reduces the already-s ...
Trump Signs Executive Order Targeting Social Media - WSJWSJ - 2020-07-30 20:42
Moe Greene of ‘Godfather’ CONTROVERSY as “one state solution” comments surface in VegasSeth Frantzman - 2020-07-30 07:03
By THIS’IS A. PARODY Moe Greene of The Godfather fame shocked social media over the weekend with newly unearthed comments in which he condemned Israel as “not as interesting as Las […] ...
Turchia, approvata legge anti social media. Possibile censura del governo - la RepubblicaRepubblica - 2020-07-30 01:06
New York City police accused of 'kidnapping' protesterBBC - 2020-07-30 00:06
The footage of a protester being snatched off the street was shared widely on social media. ...