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Twitter Rejects NSA Participation

Twitter Boosts Security Credentials; Rejecting NSA Participation On Thursday 6th June 2013, The Washington Post and The Guardian revealed a list of companies allegedly working in participation with the large web based U.S. security program known as PRISM. However what was perhaps more interesting, were those who were absent rejecting NSA […]

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TweetDeck 2013 Makeover

TweetDeck

Since the 2011 implementation of TweetDeck, the platform has continued to upgrade and enhance itself. June 2013 saw the addition of the pro tool, the most significant update to the format for years. From a visual perspective, the change is stunning. The early beta versions of the TweetDeck were dark, […]

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Social Media Revolution or The “Arab Spring”

Social Media Revolution It was in 2011 the social media platforms influenced The Arab Spring. Political scientists and experts are now asking what extent social media actually played in the revolutions. In 2011 revolution began in Tunisia and spread across the region felling dictatorships. Setting aside the question of the […]

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Russian Social Media: The Growth of Social Media in Russia

Russian Social Media Awakening As Keith Richards (founding member of The Rolling Stones) commented “it was jeans and rock music that brought the iron curtain down”. As historian Niall Ferguson wittily noted: “perhaps the greatest mystery of the cold war is why the workers’ paradise could not manage to produce […]

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