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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 126.
Published: 01 March 2017
... World Policy Journal analyzes how populist leaders use their Twitter accounts, from Donald Trump to Narendra Modi. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 #POPULISM World Policy Journal analyzes how populist leaders use...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2014
... the sneeze will appear the next day. Sounds far-fetched? Remember Howard Dean’s scream? That happened before Twitter and Facebook. Imagine the response in 2014. Social media has grown most adept at destroying figures because the Internet’s various online groups seem to have one trait in common—a spirit...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 102–110.
Published: 01 September 2015
... platforms another four months to relocate their servers to Russian soil. The most intriguing comment was made about Twitter. Russian officials said Twitter is not subject to this law, for reasons that have still not been disclosed. It doesn’t mean Twitter has escaped the trap, though. The company should...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
... about a beef-eating festival, she was threatened with: “live-telecasted gang-rape and being torched alive and acid attacks.” Then there’s Sagarika Ghose, a well-known face of Indian television news, who has been threatened regularly with gang rape and stripping on Twitter and whose teenage...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 3–8.
Published: 01 September 2014
... movements, coordinate street demonstrations through Facebook and other messaging services. Politicians use Twitter to engage with their constituencies. These technologies have also brought new challenges, disrupting Chileans’ daily life. Cyberbullying is becoming a major issue for school-age children...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 111–117.
Published: 01 December 2016
...). It was a friendly start for the Twitter bot designed by Microsoft to engage with people aged 18 to 24. But, in a mere 12 hours, Tay went from upbeat conversationalist to foul-mouthed, racist Holocaust denier who said feminists “should all die and burn in hell” and that the actor “ricky gervais learned...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 26–29.
Published: 01 March 2018
... responded to journalist Yaroslav Trofimov on Twitter in a way that suggested otherwise. When Trofimov reported that migration of Eastern Europeans to Britain had “collapse[d] to 5,000 from 48,000 a year,” Robinson replied: “Sorry fatcats, no more importing slave labour to undercut us.” It’s important...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 15–21.
Published: 01 September 2012
... in China. World Policy Journal: You’ve used Twitter, your blog, and other forms of social media to get your messages across. How much of a tool can social media be for spreading democracy in China? Ai Weiwei: Social media is an essential part of a democracy. But in China, we don’t have...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 20–24.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Jason Q. Ng Jason Q. Ng is a research fellow at the University of Toronto’s The Citizen Lab and author of Blocked on Weibo: What Gets Suppressed on China’s Version of Twitter . He also develops censorship monitoring tools for China Digital Times and teaches at Columbia’s School...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (1): 3–7.
Published: 01 March 2017
..., podcasts, and tweets can create an illusion of openness, access, and diversity. Twitter, Instagram, and the now-departed Vine have theoretically allowed more people to express themselves, but they also enforce certain parameters. A tweet, for example, has a limited word count and inherently pushes users...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 50–63.
Published: 01 September 2017
... married and divorced. Now married to each other, they realize their mistakes. “We didn’t believe in love, and were too cynical. We also thought of marriage as a duty. After we stopped searching for the one, that’s when we met each other,” Hisham told me. “I first met her on Twitter, then later in person...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2014
... in their respective parts of the world. Map Room zeros in on Facebook and Twitter as devices to chronicle the spread of the Ebola virus across Africa. Rebecca MacKinnon shares her thoughts on how Ethiopia’s brutal Zone 9 detention facilities and the blogs that condemn these facilities reflect the practices...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 105–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of Turkey, but a casual stroll uncovers at least a half dozen examples of graffiti of swastikas and references to Nazis and the Führer. Bigotry runs rampant on virtual walls. Facebook and Twitter have become forums for hate speech in Turkey, as documented by Hrant Dink Foundation, which monitors prejudice...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 73–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... “Think Again, Turn Away” media strategy to counter extremism. It’s one of many—there are thousands of short films, multimedia projects, Twitter accounts, and active Facebook profiles that the U.S. government has designed to stop people from joining the Islamic State or similarly minded groups. By all...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 1–2.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to lure Google, Twitter, and Facebook into his nefarious web. Finally, in his Coda, World Policy Journal Editor & Publisher David A. Andelman examines the power of nations who dare to combine and the fragility of going it alone. —The Editors © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 23–30.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... That made global Internet service providers much more cooperative with Russian requests. Google removed the video from YouTube on December 26. Then Twitter blocked an account that promoted drugs on March 15 and on March 29. Facebook took down a page called Club Suicide rather than see the entire network...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 41–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and Twitter where you cannot share links that are connected by copyrighted content. The entire platform is made in such a way that Facebook is really deciding what links are being shared. This, I believe, will become more of a problem as intermediaries are burdened with more liabilities. There are serious...
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Published: 01 September 2017
searching for the one, that’s when we met each other,” Hisham told me. “I first met her on Twitter, then later in person. Wanting nothing but fun, she told me off . . . I met her again at an ice cream shop. She charmed me with her happy ice cream dance.” Raneen and Hisham, who pose American Gothic-style More
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 24–27.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Organizers shared promotional posters and spread the hashtag #StopPrawerPlan on Twitter. Solidarity protests were held in places such as Jerusalem, Gaza, London, Berlin, Rome, Istanbul, Cairo, and various American cities. The “Day of Rage” marked the first time that young, well-organized Arab groups led...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 38–42.
Published: 01 June 2017
... protection for our personal data when it is held by a commercial third party (Apple, Siemens, Twitter, etc.). That wasn’t a big deal in, say, 1980. It is today. So public spats over odd pieces of data obscure the extent to which constitutional and legal regulation inevitably lags behind the potential uses...
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