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First POST: Info-Kale

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, February 2 2015

How the net neutrality movement went from "stop" to "go"; Facebook's ongoing effort to make News Feed more nutritious; inside Vladimir Putin's social media army; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Kicking Off

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 3 2014

The latest from the Ukraine-Russia crisis, filtered through social media; PandoDaily's continued war on Pierre Omidyar and his First Look Media; how Twitter won the Oscar's; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Heat List

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, February 20 2014

The FCC offers new rules to protect net neutrality; Homeland Security backs down on license plate tracking; the Facebook-WhatsApp deal; and much, much more. Read More

First POST: Bad Boys

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, September 26 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Understanding the Internet's role in the ongoing Republican crack-up; Cory Booker's Twitter flirtations; how email has changed your workplace for the better; and much, much more. Read More

The Egyptian Twittersphere, 18 Months Into the Revolution

BY Lisa Goldman | Saturday, August 25 2012

Cairo demonstrator (photo: Mosa'ab Elshamy)

In January 25 they were the face of the Egyptian revolution. Young, tech savvy, fluent in English, Cairo-based activists tweeted constant updates from the streets of the Egyptian capital. Their photos, videos and live reporting catapulted many of them to celebrity, especially after Hosni Mubarak resigned. Where are they today? Read More

Uzbek Version of Facebook Targets Patriotic Users

BY Lisa Goldman | Thursday, July 12 2012

Global Voices reports on a local version of Facebook recently launched in Uzbekistan. Named YouFace, the site is a private initiative of an Uzbek businessman who says his goal is to “boost patriotism among young people in Uzbekistan.” Responses amongst Uzbeks, based on the tweets collated by the Global Voices author, have so far been mixed. Read More

#PdF11: Looking Forward to Tunisia's Global Voice--Sami Ben Gharbia

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, May 5 2011

A quick note on why I am so excited that Sami Ben Gharbia of Tunisia's Nawaat.org human rights group blog and Global Voices will be speaking at PdF 2011 next month as part of our slate of keynoters exploring the rapid ... Read More

Hearing Global Voices

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, March 14 2011

.node_read_more { visibility: hidden; display: none; } div.taxterms { display: none; } The New York Times' Jennifer Preston profiles Global Voices and their coverage of the uprisings in the Middle East and northern ... Read More

Google, Global Voices Join Forces to Fund Free Expression

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, January 5 2010

The landscape of global online activism is constantly changing, but one lesson shows signs of being rock solid. As savvy as activists get about using the Internet, governments are going to attempt, at least, to exert ... Read More

Daily Digest: And It Keeps on Going

BY Joshua Levy | Wednesday, February 6 2008

Rounding up last night's results, explanations, and prognostications; what's CNN? Online politicos tracked the action with Twitter, Google Maps, Flickr, and YouTube instead; Hillary is favored by Microsoft employees, ... Read More