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Online Reputation Management for Governments: in the national interest or out of the dictator’s playbook?
By Nicholas Dynon on 31 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

Online reputation management: the practice of monitoring the Internet reputation of a person, brand or business, with the goal of suppressing negative mentions entirely, or pushing them lower on search engine results pages to decrease their visibility (Varinder Taprial, Priya Kanwar,...

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Hierarchy is here to stay
By Jovan Kurbalija on 17 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Among various ‘endisms’ associated with the Internet, the ‘end of hierarchy’ is one of the most repeated and enduring. Hundreds of articles and books have been written based on two false assumptions:

Editor's picture
Diplo web in 2013 - how was it for you?
By Editor on 13 Jan 2014 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

What would you like to see more of on the Diplo website, and how do you think we can improve it?

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'It's two million, dude': more on reach and tracking social media
By petecranston on 12 Dec 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

I might have been a little provocative in my blog-post about 'nonsense numbers' in the tracking of online reach and engagement, but the reactions suggest that some people at least agreed with my cynicism.

Editor's picture
Webinar digest: Information gathering in the post Snowden era
By Editor on 9 Dec 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Webinars

This webinar  tackled the question of information gathering on the Internet, and the impact of Edward Snowden’s revelations on same.

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You have reached 1,202,199 people - really?
By petecranston on 14 Nov 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

Measuring the impact of e-Diplomacy social media tools like Twitter or Facebook is a notoriously contested area.

Editor's picture
Webinar digest: Big data and cyberdiplomats: Big opportunities or big problems?
By Editor on 15 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Webinars

This is a digest of the advanced diplomatic webinar: 'Big data and cyberdiplomats: 'Big opportunities or big problems?' held on October 10, 2013 by Mr. Francesco Vitali.

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Public diplomacy: How should diplomats respond to questions and requests received via the Internet?
By Editor on 9 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
Diplomacy, E-diplomacy

How diplomats should respond to questions and requests received over the Internet is an issue that poses a problem for many.

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Back to cable geo-politics? (first part)
By Jovan Kurbalija on 7 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy

News of the laying of a BRICS-cable triggered public attention as news of laying telegraph cables did a century ago. The ‘cable rush’ by Britain, Germany and France – then major industrial and colonial powers – heralded the start of cable geo-politics which still exist today.

Mary's picture
WILF - new words for old phenomena
By Mary on 7 Oct 2013 | From the channel/s:
E-diplomacy, Internet Governance

As vocabularies go, I think mine is relatively broad. I like words and savour them like a wine connoisseur might savour a good wine.

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