Diaspora

Type: Company
Name: Diaspora
Nationality: United States
Web Address: http://www.joindiaspora.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Diaspora*
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Abrupt silence of IS on Twitter raises questions

SAN FRANCISCO /WASHINGTONRebels of what is called the Islamic State’s Twitter users, which have trumpeted the group’s violent acts and worldview on the social media service, have gone abruptly quiet in past days.Several accounts affiliated with the militant ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Firm gains half a million followers

DUBAI: UAE Exchange is now the largest followed company on Facebook with its global fan-base touching half-a-million milestone.This endorses the company’s reputation as a techno-savvy brand that’s active in the virtual world too.The achievement has catapulted ... [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Islamic State’s Twitter silence raises questions

Professional valet service for all event http://nusapark.com/ SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON – Islamic State’s Twitter users, which have trumpeted the group’s violent acts and world view on the social media service, have gone abruptly quiet in past days. ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Russia's 'Facebook' Cracking Down on ISIS Accounts

The Islamic State[1] may soon be running out of social networks. When Twitter ramped up its crackdown[2] on several accounts in the wake of the brutal beheading of James Foley[3], the militants were forced to move on to different social networks like ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Inside the Ring: An imminent beheading?

Counterterrorism officials are concerned that the Islamic State will behead a British hostage next week, noting consistencies in the terrorist group’s decapitations of two American journalists.Analysts say the video releases of the beheadings of James ... [Published Washington Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

When Fighting Back Means Tweeting Back

Heads up that this video from the State Department contains some really graphic stuff:[embedded content]Zenon Evans has details :Playing catchup to ISIL’s spread throughout social media, the U.S. government is also posting daily on the Facebook and Twitter ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

New media — new terrorism

de Nelson -sonia.ambrosio@gmail.com -THE oxygen between media and terrorism is shifting. Terrorists are producing and publicising their own PR material. The ‘democratisation’ of the Internet has opened channels for all sort of uncensored material to be ... [Published Oman Observer - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

ISIS threatens to murder Twitter employees for closing terror-related accounts

It seems that radical militants with ISIS aren't content to simply behead children or bury their victims alive. On Monday, Vocative reported the group is now targeting employees of the San Francisco-based Twitter , threatening to murder them for closing ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Twitter Investigating Islamic State Death Threats Against Employees

Twitter HQ in San Francisco, where an investigation into Islamic State-related death threats is underway. Image: Justin Sullivan, News By Chris Taylor 2014-09-08 23:39:31 UTCA Twitter account linked to the Islamic State , the extremist group also known ... [Published Mashable - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 14 reports

Kicked Off Twitter And Facebook, Islamic State Finds New Tools

Thousands of social-media users were unwittingly exposed to horrifying images of James Foley's execution in the hours after Islamic State (IS) militants posted video of his beheading online.It was exhibit A in the extremist group's two-pronged propaganda ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 6 reports

Social network Diaspora says terrorist accounts can be banned

Social network Diasporo has denied media claims it cannot ban IS accounts, stating that it relies upon users to flag up content hosted on its independent servers.The social network, which was launched in 2010, gained prominent media coverage this week ... [Published The Drum - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 13 reports

Islamic State Invades Diaspora after Twitter Ban

ISIS militants in Iraq ReutersFollowing Twitter's blanket ban on Islamic State, the Sunni militant group has set up several accounts on Diaspora - an anonymised version of Facebook.Shockingly, the Diaspora team has now stated that it won't be able to ... [Published International Business Times India - Aug 22 2014]

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"Twitter doesn't have a real name policy, which makes it difficult to determine a user's identity. But FTO lists are one of several factors we consider when reviewing a reported account" a Twitter spokesman said
"We are shutting down all communities and personal accounts that promote ISIS and have been found by our moderators or reported by users" George Lobushkin, VKontakte's spokesperson, told Mashable Read more... More about Terrorism , Us World , Us , World , and Vkontakte
"I love the name Terror Twin because it makes me sound scary," the girl tweeted. "Isis love it when they make us sound scary because it makes us a big threat so I love it (sic)."
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Where is the US-Africa Summit coming from?(2) [Published Business World Intelligence - Sep 15 2014]
Abrupt silence of IS on Twitter raises questions [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 14 2014]
Firm gains half a million followers [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 13 2014]
Islamic State’s Twitter silence raises questions [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Sep 13 2014]
Islamic State's Twitter silence raises questions [Published CNBC - Sep 13 2014]
Russia's 'Facebook' Cracking Down on ISIS Accounts [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 12 2014]
Russia's 'Facebook' Cracking Down on ISIS Accounts [Published Mashable! - Sep 12 2014]
Inside the Ring: An imminent beheading? [Published Washington Times - Sep 11 2014]
When Fighting Back Means Tweeting Back [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 11 2014]
When Fighting Back Means Tweeting Back [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 11 2014]
New media — new terrorism [Published Oman Observer - Sep 10 2014]
Barack Obama’s Social Media Flame War Against ISIS [Published Time - Sep 09 2014]
Barack Obama’s Social Media Flame War Against ISIS [Published TIME.com - Sep 09 2014]
Barack Obama’s Social Media Flame War Against ISIS [Published Swampland - Sep 09 2014]
ISIS threatens to murder Twitter employees for ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 09 2014]
Twitter Investigating Islamic State Death Threa... [Published Mashable - Sep 09 2014]
Your Favorite Social Networks are Now Weapons o... [Published HS Today - Sep 08 2014]
Tech firms halt spread of decapitation [Published The New Daily - Sep 04 2014]
Internet And The Immortality Of Newspapers [Published Union.com.ng - Sep 03 2014]
Candidly speaking: Déjà vu: Jewish renegades sp... [Published Jerusalem Post - Sep 03 2014]
Quick Bites, Sept. 3, 2014: Nicholson Vineyards... [Published Santa Cruz Sentinel - Sep 02 2014]
Day 140 Nephin Whiskey seeks to break crowdfund... [Published Irish Central - Sep 02 2014]
An American in ISIS's Retweet Army [Published Atlantic Monthly - Aug 30 2014]
Social media evolves into powerful propaganda tool [Published Lacombe Globe - Aug 29 2014]
Internet Advocacy Group Ranks the Awful [Published Associations Now - Aug 29 2014]
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Russia's 'Facebook' Cracking Down on ISIS Accounts [Published Mashable! - Sep 12 2014]
The Islamic State may soon be running out of social networks When Twitter ramped up its crackdown on several accounts in the wake of the brutal beheading of James Foley , the militants were forced to move on to different social networks ...
When Fighting Back Means Tweeting Back [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 11 2014]
Heads up that this video from the State Department contains some really graphic stuff: Zenon Evans has details : Playing catchup to ISIL’s spread throughout social media, the U.S. government is also posting daily on the Facebook and Twitter . The ...
Barack Obama’s Social Media Flame War Against ISIS [Published TIME.com - Sep 09 2014]
The video is grisly. It shows corpses crucified on makeshift crosses, and dead bodies being chucked into a ravine. Mosques explode. Masked assailants lash writhing victims and execute kneeling prisoners. A quartet of severed heads line a ledge, surrounding ...
Barack Obama’s Social Media Flame War Against ISIS [Published Swampland - Sep 09 2014]
MoreCongressional Leaders Mum on ISIS Vote Obama Will Outline Plans to Fight ISIS on Wednesday What the ISIS Flag Says About the Militant Group The video is grisly. It shows corpses crucified on makeshift crosses, and dead bodies being chucked into ...
The new Jewish exodus: Emigrating Israelis repl... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 26 2014]
By Naava Mashiah via Your Middle East So much ink has been spilled over the past month during the latest eruption of violence between Israel and Gaza. An overflow of comments and statements, adjurations, appeals, dissensions, analysis and condemnations ...
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