Stories about Digital Activism
14 July 2015
13 July 2015
Publicly available information from Google Analytics and other sources shows connections between a number of pro-Russian and pro-Kremlin websites, but offers little indication as to who might be behind them.
The association has trained over 1,500 people on blogging, social media and online community management. One day, they hope to "help set up blogging associations in all the African countries."
10 July 2015
"They are [attacking] bloggers because the Internet penetration is still low in the country and they want to silence freedom of speech that exposes their narratives and political message."
8 July 2015
"Rights groups knew Egypt using Hacking Team spyware since 2012; Sunday's hack just proved it," says Egyptian activist Ramy Raoof.
7 July 2015
An Interior Ministry selfie safety microsite has caused a stir on the RuNet because of an infographic created for the campaign, outlining the riskiest scenarios for selfie-taking.
"Only 1 in 50 Haitian children with disabilities attend school. This is a tremendous setback both for the children who stay home, and for parents..."
The 1.9 million euros donated to Greek Bailout Fund on Indiagogo will be refunded because it didn't reach its target. But the campaign's creator isn't done trying to help Greeks.
The Fidesz-led government has mounted giant billboards across the country touting a xenophobic agenda. Hungarians are responding to these anti-immigration messages with creative defiance.
2 July 2015
#gattinisusalvini was a virtual flashmob meant to “bring adorable kitten-messengers of love to the walls of those who take life too seriously."