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31 January 2012

Stories from 31 January 2012

Spanish-Speaking Twittersphere Fumes Over Announcement

Twitter's announcement that it will restrict certain user content according to the laws of individual countries immediately caused a negative reaction in the Spanish-speaking Twittersphere. Twitter users widely employed the...

Puerto Rico: The Art of Sound

Cuba: Human Rights Double Standard

Russia, Syria: Anti- and Pro-Assad Facebook Comment Attack

Puerto Rico: Waste of Money

Cuba: Upwardly Mobile?

Bermuda: “Constant Circus”

Iran:American Accent for Persian Speakers

Jamaica: Bleached

Iran: Official launch of Cyber Police

Panama: President Receives Draft for New Constitution

Costa Rica: Young Entrepreneurs Present Mobile Game

Mexico: Discussing Nonviolence with Javier Sicilia

Bolivia: Pro-Road March Reaches La Paz

Azerbaijan: #LightYourFire Eurovision Meme

China: A review of the new high-speed rail between Shenzhen and Guangzhou

China: The legacy of Wukan

Moldova: Anti-Government Protests Receive Little Endorsement From Netizens

For the past two weeks Moldovans have been out in the streets, protesting. These protests, however, have received very little endorsement from Moldova's online community. Diana Lungu explains why.