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Screenshot Activists in Syria are reporting that hacker group "Syrian Electronic Army" which is affiliated with the Syrian regime is using phishing tactics on Facebook to steal users emails and passwords. The scam uses an interesting hot story with a fake link often like: http://facebook.com-video-php-v222423423.homsrev.webgoof.com/video/video.ph...
Screenshot Twitter finally has enabled right to left writing, which is great news for languages such as Arabic Hebrew and Farsi. Before this feature when writing in Arabic in Twitter, the tweeted message used to mixx words togather, in many times changing the meaning of the tweet. This case gets worse when adding an english word. Now, this problem...
Screenshot Wonder why the U.S Government attacked Wikileaks? they claimed it is national security, but the truth is that they did not want the world to know about their crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan and other countries, whether it is the number of civilians including children and women the US army and the CIA killed, or to know about illegal torture and rap...
Screenshot Scapehouse is a new social media site that might a little bet late to the Google+ game. the startup comes with a new vision for online discussion, On facebook people share stuff with their friends only, on Twitter the game is different, people share with their followers who do not have to be their friends. Scapehouse brings both: users c...
Screenshot The “Israeli” army is banning its soldiers from using social media and networking sites such as Twitter and facebook for what it calls fears on national security leaks. In justifying the move the Israeli army noted that soldiers post secret photos of bases and compounds and would post future battle plans on social media sites which can ...
Screenshot 3 years old Jordan based Arabic microblogging platform Watwet has closed down, in a massage posted on the site the site admins says that they are pulling the plug on WATWET and All your information on WATWET will be deleted permanently. However they are offering microblogging service to organizations. Why did WatWet fail and close? I wrote ...
Screenshot Between 2009 and 2010 Twitter users from the Arab world were estimated to be around 15,000 to 40,000 but these figures were not official and not very accurate. But after the revolution on Tunisia and Egypt, as Twitter has been used as a tool to fuel the revolution,Twitter become a house hold name in the Arab world just like Facebook. An infographic...
Screenshot As the Libyan revolution rage, renesys confirms that the 13 globally routed Libyan network prefixes were withdrawn at 23:18 GMT (Friday night, 1:18am Saturday local time), and Libya was off the Internet. But it went back as Rensys post says " Two-thirds of Libyan routes came back to life at 6:01 UTC (8:01 local time), and the remainder were res...
Screenshot As anti government demonstrations rage in Libya, according to Aljazeera news channel Libyan authorities have blocked Facebook and Twitter in the capital Tripoli. Calls to Libyans for a day of anger against the regime has been spreading throughout Facebook, Aljazeera also reported that its Arabic site Aljazeera.net has been blocked all over ...
Screenshot The U.S government suffers from “Dissociative identity disorder,” or multi-persona disorder. Publicly they talk about democracy, human rights, liberty and the right of nations to rule themselves and decide their future . Yet in practice the consecutive US administrations “Democrats or Republican” have been the historical backers of brutal ...
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