Could an Alleged Terrorist Be Spared the Death Penalty Because of Trump's Tweets?
By Catherine Putz
U.S. President Donald Trump's tweets could end up sparing Sayfullo Saipov life.
Trump’s Tweet Has Done Pakistan a Massive Favor
By Kunwar Khuldune Shahid
A Twitter tirade once again allows Pakistan to play the victim.
The Taliban’s Latest Battlefield: Social Media
By Austin Bodetti
The Taliban has drastically ramped up its presence on services like Twitter and WhatsApp in the past few years.
Indian Politics Is Virtually Everywhere
By Krzysztof Iwanek
In India, even the number of Facebook "likes" counts for politicians.
Could Indonesia Be an Internet Powerhouse?
By Matt Rusling
The potential is enormous, but a change in mindset will be needed.
5 Ways to Follow the Hong Kong Protests in Real Time
By Shannon Tiezzi
How to follow the Umbrella Revolution on social media.
On Twitter, ISIS Is More Popular Than China
By Zachary Keck
Also, China's "creeping invasion" and is India China circa 2001? Some general interest links.
Tweeting from Gaza
By Sonya Rehman
Sonya Rehman speaks with a young Palestinian on life in Gaza and the role of social media amid the devastation.
Colbert Under Fire for Anti-Asian Joke
By Zachary Keck
Using the hashtag #CancelColbert, social media users are calling for The Colbert Report to be cancelled.
Twiplomacy and the Iran Nuclear Deal
By Arafat Kabir
Iran’s diplomatic outreach using Twitter has been unprecedented – and successful.
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.
Twitter Making it Easier to Report Abusive Tweets
Twitter will integrate a “report abuse” button for individual tweets.