#Cyberculture agenda: “How disinformation spreads in a network

How disinformation spreads in a network FlowingData » Visualization by Nathan Yau Disinformation is kind of a problem these days, yeah? Fatih Erikli uses a simulation that works like a disaster spread model applied to social networks to give an idea of how disinformation spreads. 2017 predictions for Big Data, IoT, and AI The Next Web by … Read more

#Cyberculture Stating the obvious: “Facebook ‘lurking’ is making you miserable

Facebook ‘lurking’ is making you miserable and here’s what you can do about it  Mashable! by Rachel Thompson   LONDON — Another study has proved what we already knew but didn’t want to admit — Facebook ‘lurking’ is making you miserable Censorship on Social Media: 2016 in Review EFF.org Updates by Jillian York   Censorship comes in … Read more

#Cyberculture Anonymous’ Barrett Brown is back! – “Inside ‘Methbot’: The massive Russian cybercrime operation stealing millions from advertisers….

Anonymous’ Barrett Brown Is Free—and Ready to Pick New Fights Wired Top Stories by Andy Greenberg   After four years in prison, Anonymous’ rabblerousing information activist is back with a new plan to restart his radical muckraking. Inside ‘Methbot’: The massive Russian cybercrime operation stealing millions from advertisers Mashable! by Patrick Kulp   Security experts have uncovered … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “”115 Facts You Never Knew About Social Media”.

powered by Skilled.co   **** Improving Site Speed: Everything You Need to Know Social Media Today by Sam Warren Site speed is a critical consideration for all digital marketers – here are some key tips to help assess and improve your site. We Won’t Let You Forget It: Why We Oppose French Attempts to Export the Right … Read more

EFD Rights Watch: Turkey rated ‘not free’ [Again] in internet freedom in new Freedom House report…

Report here Turkey rated ‘not free’ in internet freedom in new Freedom House report Internet freedom in Turkey has been rated “not free” in the latest annual report by the Washington-based watchdog Freedom House, a downgrade from its “party free” status last year Message of Solidarity From Margaret Atwood to Aslı Erdoğan on PEN’s Day of The … Read more

The day after the massive cyber attack. A roundup.

This mesmerizing map shows what cyber attacks look like Mashable! by Nicole Gallucci The global cyber war is raging on, and this mesmerizing map shows just how serious it has become. Yesterday’s internet-destroying outages were caused by “amateurish” IoT malware  Boing Boing by Cory Doctorow Some of the internet’s most popular, well-defended services — including Twitter — … Read more

Cyberculture roundup: “Yahoo seems to have betrayed its users…

Yahoo has been secretly scanning your email and handing it over to US intelligence [Updated] The Next Web by Bryan Clark For years, Yahoo has been scanning the email of unknowing users and then turning this information over to US intelligence agencies. Citing sources familiar with the matter, Reuters broke the story today that Yahoo is … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Social media used to prove MH17 was downed by Russian Buk missile

Social media used to prove MH17 was downed by Russian Buk missile Mashable! by Nicole Gallucci The mystery surrounding the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may have been resolved. Three Leaders Three Narratives: Digital Diplomacy at the UN General Assembly Exploring Digital Diplomacy by Ilan Manor The yearly session of the UN General Assembly may be … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: More debates on Wikileaks’ collateral recklessness…

WikiLeaks: From Collateral Murder to Collateral Recklessness  Global Voices Online Image by WikiLeaks Mobile Information Collection Unit via Flickr (CC BY 2.0) Linux Took Over the Web. Now, It’s Taking Over the World Wired Top Stories by Klint Finley 25 years after Linus Torvalds unveiled Linux, the free operating system is still finding new uses. The post … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The U.S. will no longer have the final say on internet domain names…

Mozilla open-sourced its logo redesign, and here are the finalists  The Next Web by Natt Garun In June, Mozilla announced that it would be redesigning its logo with the help of the internet’s collaboration. Along the way, it asked its community members to provide feedback on every step, shaping the logo into what the Web believes … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Not happy days for torrenters: R.I.P Torrentz…

Massively popular search engine Torrentz.eu shuts down – and nobody knows why  The Next Web Two weeks after pirates’ favorite search engine KickassTorrents closed doors following the arrest of alleged founder Artem Vaulin in Poland, the torrent community has lost another major player today – and this time it’s Torrentz.eu How Instagram geolocations can be used to illustrate inequality … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: Selfie Diplomacy… Tim Berners-Lee’s letter to “‘Save the open internet in Europe…

Selfie Diplomacy- Analyzing Profile Pictures of World Leaders on Twitter  Exploring Digital Diplomacy by Ilan Manor Last week I published an analysis of the Twitter profile pictures of MFAs(ministries of foreign affairs). I argued that such images may be a form of Selfie Diplomacy as profile pictures enable social media users to construct an online identity … Read more

Funny: “Turkey among initiators of significant UN resolution on Internet and human rights… Cyberculture agenda…

Turkey among initiators of significant UN resolution on Internet and human rights Turkey was one of the joint initiators of a significant resolution on “the promotion, protection and enjoyment of human rights on the Internet” which was adopted at the U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC) on July 1. BitTorrent Protocol Turns 15 Years Old Today TorrentFreak “My … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “Timeline: The rise of bitcoin”…

Timeline: The rise of bitcoin AL JAZEERA ENGLISH (IN DEPTH) A look at the history of bitcoin, the world’s newest and potentially most powerful currency. FBI’s Secret Surveillance Tech Budget Is ‘Hundreds of Millions’ The Intercept by Jenna McLaughlin The FBI has “hundreds of millions of dollars” to spend on developing technology for use in both national … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The Wild World of Telegram Stickers

The Wild World of Telegram Stickers Global Voices Online by Kevin Rothrock Telegram sticker set based on Leningrad’s hit music video, “Exponat.” 8 MSN Messenger emoticons that should be emoji Mashable! by Johnny Lieu It’s rare for Microsoft products to invoke a pleasant sense of nostalgia, but MSN Messenger is a piece of software that does. The truth … Read more