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Dangers and delights of digital diplomacy

Amid the explosion of social media and new networking tools, governments and businesses are grappling with balancing their security needs against their wish to join the online conversations.

dateJun 14, 2013 in Internet
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Spanish police leverage Twitter to fight crime

Spain's national police has built up an army of over half a million followers on Twitter, using them to help swoop on fugitives and get tip-offs on drug dealers in an open dialogue that has helped bring the force closer to ...

dateJun 12, 2013 in Internet
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Internet in 'coma' as Iran election looms

Iran is tightening control of the Internet ahead of next month's presidential election, mindful of violent street protests that social networkers inspired last time around over claims of fraud, users and experts say.

dateMay 19, 2013 in Internet
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Facebook, Twitter announce apps for Google's Glass

Google says it's still figuring out the best ways to use Glass, but the company announced Thursday that Facebook, Twitter and several other media firms have built their own applications for the futuristic-looking wearable ...

dateMay 17, 2013 in Internet
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