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Trump’s Tweet Has Done Pakistan a Massive Favor
January 03, 2018
Trump’s Tweet Has Done Pakistan a Massive Favor
A Twitter tirade once again allows Pakistan to play the victim.
Trump’s Tweet Has Done Pakistan a Massive Favor
The Taliban's Latest Battlefield: Social Media
September 08, 2016
The Taliban's Latest Battlefield: Social Media
The Taliban has drastically ramped up its presence on services like Twitter and WhatsApp in the past few years.
The Taliban's Latest Battlefield: Social Media
Indian Politics Is Virtually Everywhere
May 23, 2016
Indian Politics Is Virtually Everywhere
In India, even the number of Facebook "likes" counts for politicians.
Indian Politics Is Virtually Everywhere
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
November 20, 2014
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
The potential is enormous, but a change in mindset will be needed.
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
5 Ways to Follow the Hong Kong Protests in Real Time
October 04, 2014
5 Ways to Follow the Hong Kong Protests in Real Time
How to follow the Umbrella Revolution on social media.
5 Ways to Follow the Hong Kong Protests in Real Time
On Twitter, ISIS Is More Popular Than China
September 15, 2014
On Twitter, ISIS Is More Popular Than China
Also, China's "creeping invasion" and is India China circa 2001? Some general interest links.
On Twitter, ISIS Is More Popular Than China
Tweeting from Gaza
August 03, 2014
Tweeting from Gaza
Sonya Rehman speaks with a young Palestinian on life in Gaza and the role of social media amid the devastation.
Tweeting from Gaza
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
March 28, 2014
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
Using the hashtag #CancelColbert, social media users are calling for The Colbert Report to be cancelled.
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
Twiplomacy and the Iran Nuclear Deal
December 11, 2013
Twiplomacy and the Iran Nuclear Deal
Iran’s diplomatic outreach using Twitter has been unprecedented – and successful.
Twiplomacy and the Iran Nuclear Deal
China to Allow Facebook and Twitter in Shanghai Free Trade Zone
September 24, 2013
China to Allow Facebook and Twitter in Shanghai Free Trade Zone
The South China Morning Post reports that internet users within the new FTZ will have access to banned websites.
China to Allow Facebook and Twitter in Shanghai Free Trade Zone
Twitter Making it Easier to Report Abusive Tweets
July 30, 2013
Twitter Making it Easier to Report Abusive Tweets
Twitter will integrate a “report abuse” button for individual tweets.
Twitter Making it Easier to Report Abusive Tweets
Hashtags Come to Facebook. #Epicwin or #Epicfail?
June 17, 2013
Hashtags Come to Facebook. #Epicwin or #Epicfail?
Organizing topics with a simple “#” now available for Facebook users.
Hashtags Come to Facebook. #Epicwin or #Epicfail?
Southeast Asia’s Twittering Heads of State
April 30, 2013
Southeast Asia’s Twittering Heads of State
SE Asian leaders are becoming increasingly savvy with social media. The results have been positive–mostly.
Southeast Asia’s Twittering Heads of State
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
February 07, 2013
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
Brad Pitt, who is banned from entering China, has opened a Weibo account and is studying Mandarin. Why?
Brad Pitt Thaws China Ties
AKB48 Starlet Humiliated for Breaking “No Dating” Rule
February 04, 2013
AKB48 Starlet Humiliated for Breaking “No Dating” Rule
AKB48’s Minami Minegishi shaved her head and made a tearful apology online for having a boyfriend.
AKB48 Starlet Humiliated for Breaking “No Dating” Rule
Weibo Spawns
September 13, 2012
Weibo Spawns "Wei-diplomacy"
The popular Twitter-like site is used by Chinese citizens, foreign diplomats, and government officials in remarkably innovative ways.
Weibo Spawns "Wei-diplomacy"
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