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  • Wikileaks: Russian- Julian Assange Cooperation
    Wikileaks-_russian-_julian_assange_cooperation 2017-01-04 21:12:24 UTC
    As the Kremlin gears up for Putin’s last re-election bid in 18 months, anti-graft crusader Alexei Navalny has emerged as the conduit of choice for rival factions to scoop dirt on each other as they jostle to retain their fiefdoms. While Putin has ...
  • Turkey: WikiLeaks releases 294,548 emails from Erdogan's AKP
    Turkey-_wikileaks_releases_294_548_emails_from_erdogan's_akp 2016-07-20 21:26:17 UTC
    WikiLeaks releases 294,548 emails from Turkey's ruling party, Erdogan's AKP. WikiLeaks said it obtained the emails a week before Friday's attempted coup. <hr><h2>BREAKING NEWS:<a href="http://global-gathering.com/news/16671"> Erdogan declar...
  • GOP believe Facebook is “censoring” the right
    Gop_believe_facebook_is_%e2%80%9ccensoring%e2%80%9d_the_right 2016-05-12 07:50:57 UTC
    Facebook and a top Republican Senator have responded to allegations from the tech website Gizmodo that Facebook is suppressing ideologically conservative news or stories from conservative organizations from its "trending topics" column. Accordi...
  • Social media step up battle against militant propaganda
    Facebook 2015-12-06 07:57:06 UTC
    Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they are helping the authorities police the Web. ...
  • Zuckerberg and wife to give 99 percent of shares to charity
    Facebook's_ceo_and_wife_to_give_99_percent_of_shares_to_their_new_foundation 2015-12-02 08:20:06 UTC
    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and his wife to give 99 percent of shares to charity. In an unprecedented philanthropic gesture for their generation, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla, celebrated the birth of their daughter with the ...
  • Feds Demand Reddit Identify Users of a Dark-Web Drug Forum
    Reddit 2015-03-31 17:38:13 UTC
    Over the last year, Reddit’s “dark net markets” discussion forum has grown into one of the central fixtures of the online drug scene. At any given moment, hundreds of redditors are browsing reddit.com/r/darknetmarkets, many brazenly discussing ano...
  • Facebook Tinkers With Users’ Emotions in News Feed Experiment, Stirring Outcry
    Facebook-marketing-social-strategies-tobi 2014-06-30 04:42:01 UTC
    To Facebook, we are all lab rats. Facebook routinely adjusts its users’ news feeds — testing out the number of ads they see or the size of photos that appear — often without their knowledge. It is all for the purpose, the company says, of creat...
  • US created 'Cuban Twitter' to stir unrest
    Ht_twitter_logo_jef_120321_wblog 2014-04-03 18:06:33 UTC
    The US created a text-message social network designed to foment unrest in Cuba, according to an investigation by the Associated Press news agency. ZunZuneo, dubbed a "Cuban Twitter", had 40,000 subscribers at its height in a country with limite...
  • Facebook testing video advertisements
    Fb_ad1 2013-12-18 07:52:12 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Investors are giving a thumbs-up to the idea of Facebook making hundreds of millions in new revenue from video advertisements, but some users argue that the social network is already too cluttered and has become more about commerci...
  • Instagram launches direct messaging feature
    7f5db548c6bbb929450f6a7067009a7a 2013-12-13 10:13:23 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Instagram has added a new feature that lets users share photos and videos with up to 15 people rather than everyone who follows them on the popular Facebook-owned photo-sharing app. Called Instagram Direct, the feature is availa...
  • Europe to U.S. companies: Face drastic sanctions
    Eu_sends_a_clear_signal-_data_protection_is_made_in_europe-diaalnews.com 2013-10-22 01:45:02 UTC
    BRUSSELS (AP) — A European Parliament committee on Monday approved sweeping new data protection rules that would strengthen online privacy and outlaw the kind of data transfers that the United States used for its secret spying program. The draf...
  • Instagram, other sites go down
    Instagram-100027703-large 2013-08-27 20:32:12 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon's unit that runs Web servers for other companies had problems Sunday that coincided with outages or slowdowns on several popular websites. AirBnB says its site was one of those affected. Other services that were slow or u...
  • UK police arrest man over Twitter threats
    Criado-perez-twitt_2629234b 2013-07-30 19:41:11 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — British police on Tuesday arrested a second man in connection with an investigation into violent threats made against a lawmaker and a feminist campaigner on Twitter. Labour Party legislator Stella Creasy was targeted with threats...
  • How Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages
    Diaalnews.com- 2013-07-11 23:21:48 UTC
    • Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism • Outlook.com encryption unlocked even before official launch • Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls • Company says it is legally compelled to comply Micros...
  • Facebook plays major role in Indonesia terror case
    Indonesia_facebook 2013-06-21 05:53:20 UTC
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Sefa Riano didn't try to hide his plans or his beliefs. A Facebook page that police traced to him is plastered with photos of bearded men in camouflage uniforms holding rifles and banners hailing "The Spirit of Jihad....
  • Facebook introduces video on Instagram
    D178f76da7a55214350f6a706700c096 2013-06-20 20:25:04 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding video to its popular photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter's growing video-sharing app, Vine. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom said Thursday that users will be record and share 15-se...
  • Guardian: NSA leaker Snowden live chats in hiding
    11d6b32e724941ecc1767e006094c1cb-1370851803.1735 2013-06-17 17:10:39 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden is defending his disclosure of top-secret U.S. spying programs in an online chat Monday with The Guardian and attacking U.S. officials for calling him a traitor. "The U.S. government is not go...
  • Web giants get broader surveillance revelations
    Diaalnews 2013-06-15 07:00:46 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook and Microsoft Corp. representatives said Friday night that after negotiations with national security officials their companies have been given permission to make new but still very limited revelations about government...
  • Hillary Clinton joins Twitter
    Edt-ap980657719675_1 2013-06-11 04:36:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter, meet (at)HillaryClinton. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joined Twitter on Monday, describing herself with a dash of humor as a "pantsuit aficionado" and a "hair icon." The former New York se...
  • Israeli military plans social media clampdown
    0d179c2bf68aff12330f6a7067009977 2013-06-06 17:45:01 UTC
    JERUSALEM (AP) — Some Israeli soldiers will soon be unfriending Facebook following a new crackdown on social media use. The military said Thursday it will soon issue new restrictions on the use of Facebook and other social media sites. A draft ...
  • Maine teens wary of social media after homicide
    87f7a47000a34512330f6a706700fac9 2013-06-01 05:49:22 UTC
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The death of a 15-year-old Maine girl allegedly killed in a bizarre kidnapping plot involving a fake Facebook profile has prompted some of her classmates to scale back their social media use — or ditch it altogether. ...
  • Nasdaq paying $10M to settle Facebook disruption
    2013-05-29t215545z_1_cbre94s1ox900_rtroptp_2_nasdaq-sec-facebook 2013-05-30 05:18:11 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nasdaq has agreed to pay a $10 million penalty to settle federal civil charges after regulators said its systems and decisions disrupted Facebook's public stock offering last year. The Securities and Exchange Commissi...
  • Give Locally grows through gaming, social media
    Untitled 2013-05-29 16:35:01 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew "Bo" Young III, son of former U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young, is carving out his own path for social change courtesy of a mobile app designed to help real families through the purchase of virtual goods. Young and Ca...
  • Cuban blogger returns home to unknown future
    1052cd79ff2b3e11330f6a706700459d 2013-05-29 16:20:37 UTC
    HAVANA (AP) — One of Cuba's most famous names is returning from a prolonged global tour on Thursday, but don't expect well-wishers, flowers or marching bands. Most islanders won't even know about it. When Yoani Sanchez touches down on ...
  • Ivory Coast techies elect new 'Web Mayor'
    1e5526c1-91c7-4530-a648-19a5dcea806d_mw1024_mh1024_s_cy8 2013-05-28 04:42:07 UTC
    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A 22-year-old who lives with his parents is the new mayor of Ivory Coast's largest city, at least according to the West African nation's active community of self-described Internet geeks. Abidjan's budding ne...