Category Archives: Social Networking

Calls for 3rd Palestinian Intifada Inundate Facebook Censors

New America Media: Arab confidence in Facebook has suffered a significant setback after the site shut down “The Third Palestinian Intifada” page—which had amassed 350,000 supporters—evidently under strong pressure from Israel. After first rejecting requests to remove the page, Facebook … Continue reading

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Facebook takes down page calling for a Palestinian uprising

Facebook has bowed to pro-Israeli pressure and has taken down the facebook page calling for a third intifada. Other gov’ts pressed facebook to take down pages that called for uprisings in other countries, but facebook refused. In the case of … Continue reading

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Iran: The Twitter Devolution

Foreign Policy – Excerpt: But it is time to get Twitter’s role in the events in Iran right. Simply put: There was no Twitter Revolution inside Iran. As Mehdi Yahyanejad, the manager of “Balatarin,” one of the Internet’s most popular … Continue reading

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Back Home

I arrived in southern California two days ago and it’s really good to be home. I’m trying to rest a little and take care of things before I head out to Boston for school in less than a week. This … Continue reading

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BBC News: “This gives the entire site a value of some £7.5bn ($15bn), almost as much as the value of Ford Motors and an extraordinary achievement for a company that has only been in existence under four years.” I’ll be … Continue reading

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