Diaspora

Type: Company
Name: Diaspora
Nationality: United States
Web Address: http://www.joindiaspora.com/
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Diaspora*
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Social media evolves into powerful propaganda tool

I've read a few interesting articles lately about the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, otherwise known by their powerful acronym ISIS, and how they've utilized social media to spread propaganda.Even though outlets like Twitter and YouTube quickly removed ... [Published Lacombe Globe - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Gruesome Syrian beheading photos spark calls for new Facebook censorship controls

Facebook’s own safety advisers are calling for new controls to be put in place that prevent gruesome images appearing on the social network after harrowing images appeared on one page in particular.The new move is being proposed by Stephen Balkam, chief ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

The new Jewish exodus: Emigrating Israelis replaced by European Jewry

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 ... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Social network admits it cannot stop Islamic State militants from posting extremist propaganda

Decentralized network makes it very difficult to curb rhetoricIn recent weeks, a handful of social media sites have made an earnest attempt at curbing the extremist rhetoric being posted online by Islamic State (IS) militants. Facebook and YouTube have ... [Published Electronic Products - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Kicked Off Twitter And Facebook, so-called “Islamic State” Terror Group Finds New Tools

By Glenn Kates via RFE/RL The Islamic State has made good use of social networks in spreading its propaganda. Thousands of social-media users were unwittingly exposed to horrifying images of James Foley’s execution in the hours after Islamic State (IS) ... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Jihad in a social media age: how can the west win an online war?

_ At first it reads like just another tweet extolling the power of social media. At 9am on Thursday, as news broke of the latest US air strikes in northern Iraq, its author likened the might of social networking to that of the "gun or sword". But the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 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 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Dangerous Times: ISIS: The End of Denial

The Vietnam War was won by American forces in the field, together with South Vietnamese, but it was lost in the media.  Even forty years ago the media were largely penetrated by the hard left, which has its real sympathies with Marxist internationalism; ... [Published American Thinker - 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]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 2 reports

The Switchboard: Another blow for Aereo

Aereo's service uses thousands of tiny antennas to help it stay within the bounds of copyright law. (Aereo) Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. Join us Friday for our weekly ... [Published Post Tech - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 3 reports

Islamic State switches to lesser known social networking sites after Twitter blockade

By ANI | ANI  –London, Aug 20 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) has shifted to lesser known social networking sites after a clampdown on the group's presence on Twitter following its widely acknowledged success of social media offensive.A number of Twitter accounts ... [Published Yahoo! India - Aug 20 2014]

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...to friends about basketball—how the Lakers suck, comments about the Chicago Bulls—with only a few messages about Allah or Islam," NBC noted. "Then the account went silent for more than a year."  McCain, who converted to Islam in 2004 and also appears to have used networks like Facebook and MySpace, fired up his feed again in mid-May—around the...
P J Crowley, former U S assistant secretary of public affairs, gave a simple explanation of the shift in tactics seen over the last few decades: "It's an old game that's being played in a new way."
...in which graphic photos and videos, like the beheadings in Syria, can be justified as being in the public interest," he explained to the BBC. "However, if they are hosted on Facebook or other social media platforms, there should be two barriers put inin place."
...amazing crowdfunding products," Grepper told Mashable in an interview earlier this month, as the Coolest Cooler campaign shot up in the rankings. "Who wouldn’t like to beat a record? But that's just not my goal."

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Social media evolves into powerful propaganda tool [Published Lacombe Globe - 6 hours ago]
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The New King of Kickstarter [Published Mashable - Aug 27 2014]
The new Jewish exodus: Emigrating Israelis repl... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 26 2014]
Social network admits it cannot stop Islamic St... [Published Electronic Products - Aug 25 2014]
Don't Censor Islamic State, Spy on It [Published Bloomberg View - Aug 25 2014]
'Khupe is the face of Matabeleland' [Published Bulawayo24 News - Aug 25 2014]
Kicked Off Twitter And Facebook, so-called “Isl... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 24 2014]
Jihad in a social media age: how can the west w... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 23 2014]
Kicked Off Twitter And Facebook, Islamic State ... [Published Radio Free Europe - Aug 23 2014]
Diaspora Social Network, Originally Crowdfunded... [Published Crowdfund Insider - Aug 23 2014]
Dangerous Times: ISIS: The End of Denial [Published American Thinker - Aug 23 2014]
Governors to Congress: Stop 'Fire Borrowing,' F... [Published Associations Now - Aug 23 2014]
Kicked Off Twitter, Islamic State Flocks to Dia... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
Blocked On Twitter And YouTube, ISIS Turns To D... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 22 2014]
Blocked On Twitter And YouTube, ISIS Turns To D... [Published International Business Times - Aug 22 2014]
The trouble with open networks: After Twitter c... [Published PandoDaily - Aug 22 2014]
Open-Source Social Network Diaspora Grapples Wi... [Published Associations Now - Aug 22 2014]
Kicked Off Twitter, Islamic State Flocks To Dia... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Aug 22 2014]
Islamic State invades Diaspora social network a... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
Kicked Off Twitter, Islamic State Flocks to Dia... [Published Mashable - Aug 22 2014]
Kicked Off Twitter, Islamic State Flocks to Dia... [Published Mashable! - Aug 22 2014]
Diaspora Moves to Block ISIS Content | News & O... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 22 2014]
Islamic State militant group used less restrict... [Published PBS - Aug 22 2014]
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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 ...
Kicked Off Twitter And Facebook, so-called “Isl... [Published Informed Comment - Aug 24 2014]
By Glenn Kates via RFE/RL The Islamic State has made good use of social networks in spreading its propaganda. Thousands of social-media users were unwittingly exposed to horrifying images of James Foley’s execution in the hours after Islamic State (IS) ...
Kicked Off Twitter, Islamic State Flocks to Dia... [Published Mashable! - Aug 22 2014]
As Twitter shuts down access to various Islamic State fighters, members of the group are shifting their social media focus to the decentralized social network, Diaspora . On Wednesday, Twitter started actively suspending accounts from accounts ...
The Switchboard: Another blow for Aereo [Published Post Tech - Aug 22 2014]
Aereo's service uses thousands of tiny antennas to help it stay within the bounds of copyright law. (Aereo) Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. Join us Friday for our weekly ...
The Switchboard: Another blow for Aereo [Published Faster Forward - Aug 22 2014]
Aereo's service uses thousands of tiny antennas to help it stay within the bounds of copyright law. (Aereo) Published every weekday, the Switchboard is your morning helping of hand-picked stories from the Switch team. Join us Friday for our weekly ...
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