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Kosovo, Ukraine, Russia: Social Media and Politics

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Kosovo, Russia, Ukraine, Digital Activism, Politics, Technology

Blogging Balkanistan writes [1] that Kosovo‚Äôs PM Hashim Thaci is planning to join Facebook and that “several leading opposition party candidates already have accounts.” Petro's Jotter explores the Ukrainian political Twitter-sphere, here [2] and here [3]. Siberian Light explains [4] how to connect with Twitter users interested in Russia. Window on Eurasia believes [5] that “the impact of the Internet and its various permutations, such as Facebook and Twitter, on the country is very much a matter of dispute”: “[…] the Internet tends to fragment populations by allowing individuals to get only information that reinforces their own ideas […].”