Somali activists warn about the risks of seeking refuge in European countries

Somali activists warn about the risks of seeking refuge in European countries

Activists in Somalia have launched the social media campaign #DontBuyDeath As hundreds of Somali people died by drowning trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea while fleeing from Egypt to Europe, a group of activists from Somalia has launched the #DontBuyDeath...
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Social media industry is declining

Social media industry is declining

New survey shows that platforms struggle to earn consumers’ trust New survey from Environics Communications shows that, despite becoming ubiquitous, social media platforms are constantly struggling to earn trust among users. In a new market study released ea...
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African governments are blocking social media during elections

African governments are blocking social media during elections

As a safety measure, some governments in Africa are blocking social media during elections due to political content of the posts It happened recently in Congo-Brazzaville, Chad and Uganda, because governments do not want social media to the cause of...
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The migrant crisis threatens Europe

The migrant crisis threatens Europe

The refugee situation is “a graver risk to Europe than the financial and economic crisis that preceded it” According to a report released by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s, called “Europe stretched to the limit”, the migration ...
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Social media and mental health effects

Social media and mental health effects

Excessive use of social media platforms could affect mental health more than previously thought According to a study led by Dr. Uri Nitzan of Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Shalvata Mental Health Care Center and published...
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Court in Cairo, Egypt releases protesters

Court in Cairo, Egypt releases protesters

25 people arrested on Friday were released on Saturday after the court’s decision 25 people protesting against the recent agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia regarding the maritime border demarcation were taken into custody by the police on Friday. ...
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Israel monitors social media posts to prevent terrorism

Israel monitors social media posts to prevent terrorism

Violences between Israel and the Palestinian territories have triggered Israeli security forces to closely monitor social media networks During the last six months, 230 violent attacks in the area accounted for 34 killed Israelis and tourists and 121 dead Pale...
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