Does Twitter Work for Your Government?
January 25, 2018 9:59am CST
EXCERPT: “BuzzFeed News’ data and analysis offer an unprecedented glimpse into Twitter's collaboration with national groups and governments — democratic and authoritarian alike — and provide a stark reminder of Twitter's ability to shape political conversations, and of governments' attempts to influence that process.” This article is an insightful read. All this time people were yelling at Facebook for Russian interference, nobody was paying attention to Twitter and Turkey. Oh really? * * * REFERENCE: Singer-Vine, Craig Silverman Jeremy. “An Inside Look At The Accounts Twitter Has Censored In Countries Around The World.” BuzzFeed, BuzzFeed, Inc., 24 Jan. 2018, 8:01 a.m
BuzzFeed News has identified more than 1,700 Twitter accounts that have been blocked in at least one country. The list provides an unprecedented glimpse into Twitter's collaboration with national groups and governments — democratic and authoritarian alike
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