Jovan Kurbalija, Diplo Director, has been tweeting live updates from 1914, marking the suddenly acceleration of history after the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand on 28 July 1914. "Slow developments taking months, if not years, evolved into a rush with the picture changing hour-by-hour...
By petecranston on 4 Aug 2014 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
By Editor on 5 Jun 2014 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
If Benjamin Franklin, the first diplomat to represent the US, were able to time-travel his way here, he might choose to paraphrase himself: “either tweet something worth reading, or do something worth tweeting.”
By Ginger Paque on 16 May 2014 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy, Internet Governance
Will tweeting kill Schrödinger’s Cat ?
Does tweeting a meeting or a conference change the meeting?
By petecranston on 31 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy, Internet Governance
Twitter use in Turkey dropped when a ban on the platform was introduced. This simple fact was obscured by the excitement and celebration that in the days immediately after the ban Twitter traffic increased as people found ways around the block.
By Mary on 26 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
In what had the nation reeling and rolling its collective eyes to heaven as it let out a cry of disbelief last month, an Irish homeowner who set up a website to show his CCTV footage of bad boys caught in the act of burglarising his home was told by the Irish Data Protection Commission that 'he...
By Editor on 18 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy, Internet Governance
Diplo’s Dr Jovan Kurbalija attended the Panel on cyber surveillance ‘Yes We Scan’ on the 14th of March at the Geneva International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights...
By petecranston on 7 Mar 2014 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
So we all like a good laugh, especially at the expense of important people, which is why pricking pomposity and mocking self-importance has become such a popular sport online (and why anxious, threatened politicians who wish for a more controlled world, in the sense of controlled from the centre...
By petecranston on 19 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy
"Twitter share price plummets", crowed a host of articles earlier this month, playing to our collective schadenfreude over hyper-successful dot.com.2 companies like Twitter. A 24% fall in share price is certainly more than a wobble, although not remarkable in a sector noted for its volatility....
By petecranston on 11 Feb 2014 | From the channel/s: E-diplomacy, E-tools, Internet Governance
Today is Safer Internet Day. Be honest – did you know? More importantly, do you feel confident you can can give sensible advice to your peers or to the young people at whom this programme is mainly directed?
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,...