Social media response to Michael Brown autopsy

Social media response to Michael Brown autopsy

Protests in Ferguson, Missouri are still ongoing after unharmed Michael Brown was shot dead, he was killed by a police officer and under the scrutiny of those protesting is Darren Wilson. Dr. Michael Baden performed Michael Brown’s autopsy, and it shows the teenager was shot at least six times … [Read more...]

Maya Angelou funeral protest by WBC

Maya Angelou funeral protest by WBC

Twitter is a powerful informative social media network on most occasions, but in some cases a lot of hurtful things can be spread in no time at all for millions to read, and after Maya Angelou sadly passing away last week thousands took to Twitter to send their condolences, but Westboro Baptist … [Read more...]

Thailand Army declares martial law and social media suspension

Thailand Army declares martial law and social media suspension

Thailand's armed forces have declared martial law and reports said they want to suspend all online and social media deemed inflammatory. They are asking for cooperation from these entities to censor any messages leading to unrest or statements critical of the army's operations. Events were … [Read more...]

Versace’s Facebook Page Ban Comments To Stop Protesters

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As we all know, Facebook is a place where you can have your thoughts heard as well as make connections with just about everyone and everything. Some people can use the social network as a hub for a good old protest and that is something fashion brand Versace has just experienced. In fact they were … [Read more...]

Top Twitter Trends: This Week’s Top 10

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It’s that time of the week again, the top 10 Twitter trends of the week are in and have been kindly provided by Mashable’s Matt Silverman. There have been plenty of things happening this week that may or may not have made it into the top 10 such as the NBA Slam Dunk contest … [Read more...]

Libya Protests: Internet Access Shut Down as Unrest Grows

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The world is a changing place at the moment and social media and its use is playing a very big part in that. Following on from the recent unrest in Tunisia and then also Egypt where the Internet was shut down to try to curb the spread of protests and demonstrations, now the people of Libya have … [Read more...]