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How ISIS Shuttles Information Across The Internet
Society & Culture  (tags: world, ISIS/ISIL, terrorism, media, internet, society, culture, ethics, abuse, crime, death, violence, news, murder )

Carrie
- 599 days ago - gawker.com
On Tuesday, people around the world were able to watch Islamist militants burn a man alive as easily as they could see Rihanna and Kanye's new music video. The face of the victim, Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kaseasbeh, was plastered across Facebook and CNN.
How a Tweet About Gaza Children Went Viral Round the Globe
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, children, family, world, freedoms, ethics, society, culture, safety, humans, news, media, internet )

Carrie
- 627 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Three days ago Dan Cohen tweeted this photo from Gaza with seven words, "Selfie with the greatest threat to Israel," and the tweet went viral, retweeted 16,000 times.I spoke to Cohen yesterday by Skype in Gaza to ask him about the photo and its resonance.
Pro-Islamic Hackers Hijack Maryland TV Station and New Mexico Newspaper's Twitter Feeds
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, world, interesting, internet, society, culture, hackers, Pro-Islamic State, media, politics, news )

Carrie
- 629 days ago - rawstory.com
Pro-Islamic State hackers took over the website and Twitter accounts of a Maryland news station and the Twitter feed of The Albuquerque Journal. The Journal's website was hacked Christmas Eve and its main story was replaced by supportive messages for ...
Don't Feed the Trolls? It's Not That Simple
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, internet trolls, media, ethics, freedoms, interesting, internet, rights )

Carrie
- 762 days ago - dailydot.com
Initially, "Don't feed the trolls" seems like a perfectly reasonable response to nasty online behavior. Despite its cursory appeal, however, the command raises more issues than it solves--and not just because it brings us right back to the problem of...
GoFundMe: Stop Profiting From Racially-Motivated Donors, Celebrating Michael Brown's Death ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, ethics, abuse, police, law, rights, sadness, safety, society, news, internet, violence )

Carrie
- 766 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
The online fundraising platform GoFundMe is profiting off racially-motivated donors, some of whom are celebrating the police killing of Michael Brown. Join our campaign demanding that GoFundMe return these profits and take down Darren Wilson fundraising
I Spent a Day Watching AtheistTV -- and It Was Horrifying
Society & Culture  (tags: religion, atheism, media, TV, stereotypes, God, society, dishonesty, freedoms, interesting, internet )

Carrie
- 779 days ago - salon.com
After watching four hours of its programming and even despite my own lack of religious belief, I find it hard to imagine that even a casual nonbeliever would tune in, let alone someone on the fence about the existence of a higher power.
15 Funniest Twitter Suggestions for Shows on New Sarah Palin TV Channel
Society & Culture  (tags: Americans, Humor, twitter, Sarah Palin Channel, media, TV, society, ethics, politics, news, internet )

Carrie
- 792 days ago - alternet.org
The Twittersphere was quick to respond to the hilarious news that Sarah Palin will start her own TV channel on the Internet, so she can get around all that icky "politically correct" stuff she hates in the mainstream media, and just talk to folks.
How the Public Is Using the Internet to Score Major Victories Against Corporate Food Giants
Society & Culture  (tags: food, Internet, petitions, blogs, activism )

Freya
- 794 days ago - alternet.org
It used to be if you had a problem with your food, you'd grab a pen and pencil. Today customers have turned to online petitioning tools to drive complaints especially when it comes to their food.
Stop Online Child Abuse *** Please Sign ***
Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, crime, ethics, family, humans, internet, law, media, safety, society, world )

Frans
- 799 days ago - forcechange.com
According to a U.S. watchdog group, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), there has been a dramatic rise in child abuse images posted to commonly used areas of the Internet. But this isn't just a problem in the United States....
Why You Should Delete Facebook ~ VIDEO ~
Society & Culture  (tags: Facebook, privacy, rights, government, freedoms, ethics, world, internet, interesting )

Carrie
- 844 days ago - digg.com
'SHHHH, I'M POSTING STATUS UPDATES'. The option to get Facebook out of your life becomes more appealing by the day.
Tell Harper: Defend Online Privacy ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, protection, privacy, Canada )

CherAWAY
- 876 days ago - openmedia.ca
It has just been revealed that the government spies on Canadians' private information once every 27 seconds.1
What Will Become of the Library?
Society & Culture  (tags: libraries, internet, computer age, budget cuts, education, humans, society, sadness, ethics, family )

Carrie
- 888 days ago - slate.com
A library without books was once unthinkable. Now it seems almost inevitable. Libraries will only survive if the communities they serve want and need them to.
Tyler Oakley Shows Us What Happens When A 24-Year-Old Sees His Own Birth Video (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, children, family, interesting, video, happiness, birth, child, celebrity, internet )

Carrie
- 890 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
When Jackie Oakley decided to bring a video camera into the delivery room for her son's birth, she definitely never imagined that baby would grow up to be a hilarious YouTube star who would share it with the entire Internet.
Why Are We Doing So Little to Expand Opportunity for America's Children?
Society & Culture  (tags: americans, children, culture, dishonesty, education, family, government, internet, law, opportunity, politics, religion, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 890 days ago - alternet.org
The disparate race- and ethnicity-based opportunities we're affording our nation's children has the potential to cripple our society.
Star-Spangled Baggage: How America's Wars Came Home With the Troops
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, activists, americans, children, crime, culture, death, dishonesty, education, government, internet, law, media, murder, police, politics, rights, safety, society )

Kit
- 893 days ago - commondreams.org
We might need to take a look at the violence and give it a second thought. Why shootings on military bases? Why are the police so violent?

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