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· August, 2011

Stories about Technology from August, 2011

International Blog Day in Latin America

North Korean Airline Uses Facebook

Egypt: Using Twitter to Help a Cairo Community

After seeing the huge impact of social media on the Egyptian revolution, Egyptian blogger, Mahmoud Salem (@SandMonkey) decided to collaborate with a non-profit organisation, Peace and Plenty, to help them...

Nigeria: The Brain Behind the Nigerian Blog Awards

Behold the face behind the masquerade. Good Nigerian Girl is the brain powering the Nigeria Blogs Awards since 2010. The Nigerian Blog Awards is an annual event that rewards creative...

Russia: Chamber of Accounts’ Leak Exposes Significant Financial Violations

China: Real Name Registration Requirement Coming For Weibo?

Nepal: Live Tweeting Miss Nepal Contest

Jamaica: Collaborative Documentary for Independence

Trinidad & Tobago: Missed Opportunity re: Teen Video?

Iran: Rogue SSL certificate and Iranian dissidents

Brazil: Bank Account of Google Blocked Due to “Offensive” Blogs

Malaysia: Emergency App Alerts Police

Russia: Content Analysis of Party Manifestos

Japan: A Revealing Blog by a Fukushima Robot Operator

Trinidad & Tobago: Thoughts on the SoE

Trinidad & Tobago: The “Granny Quilla” Video

Kenya: Local Webcomics

Japan: Trends in the blogging service landscape

Saudi Arabia: A Special Twitter Hashtag for the King!

A Saudi hashtag entitled #tal3mrak which literary translates into “May god prolong your life” or “your majesty” if translated into a Western context, took Twitter by storm today. The hashtag...

Egypt: Omar Soliman Facebook Army

A poll conducted by the Supreme Council of Armed Forces on their Facebook page to see how much support each of the potential Egyptian presidential elections candidates had on the...

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