Activism

08.23.15
Twitter bots are trying to silence Mexican protesters
08.23.15

Twitter bots are trying to silence Mexican protesters

Activists frequently count on Twitter to make their voices heard, but mysterious bots are trying to keep those protesters quiet.

By J. Fingas,   08.23.15
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03.14.15
Bringing empathy to the Middle East through gaming
03.14.15

Bringing empathy to the Middle East through gaming

Navit Keren grew up in Israel. She's lived through the signing of historic peace treaties, and hor...

By T. O'Brien,   03.14.15
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02.26.15
Paris spooked by mystery drone flights
02.26.15

Paris spooked by mystery drone flights

Paris has an unusual (and rather nerve-wracking) flying robot problem on its hands. Residents have...

By J. Fingas,   02.26.15
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01.19.15
Bangladesh blocks mobile messaging apps to thwart protests
01.19.15

Bangladesh blocks mobile messaging apps to thwart protests

Countries are occasionally tempted to block mobile messaging apps when protests or riots flare up,...

By J. Fingas,   01.19.15
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07.02.14
What you need to know about social media activism
07.02.14

What you need to know about social media activism

Protests in the Middle East, known as "The Arab Spring," echoed around the world. On Friday, Decem...

By B. Gilbert,   07.02.14
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02.19.14
Ustream starts a nonprofit program to back citizen journalists
02.19.14

Ustream starts a nonprofit program to back citizen journalists

Livestreaming is increasingly crucial to journalism -- in some cases, it's the only way to get aro...

By J. Fingas,   02.19.14
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10.08.12
PETA parody 'Pokemon Black and Blue' fights for fictional animal rights
10.08.12

PETA parody 'Pokemon Black and Blue' fights for fictional animal rights

In celebration of Pokemon Black 2 and White 2 launching yesterday, animal-rights group PETA today r...

By J. Conditt,   10.08.12
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09.14.12
Why the NFL's Chris Kluwe will always be @ChrisWarcraft on Twitter
09.14.12

Why the NFL's Chris Kluwe will always be @ChrisWarcraft on Twitter

It's been a big week or two for Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe. Beyond his resolute focus o...

By L. Poisso,   09.14.12
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04.09.12
Mass Effect moaners kinda get their own way as people power strikes again
04.09.12

Mass Effect moaners kinda get their own way as people power strikes again

SPOILERS. Who can't name a beloved TV series that didn't end the way you wanted? BSG? Lost? Sapphi...

By D. Cooper,   04.09.12
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