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Facebook, Google and Twitter: Three distinctly different approaches to China

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As the social media space in Western markets edges closer to the point of saturation, the Internet’s top firms are tightening their focus on emerging markets where they can continue to grow their user bases, activity and revenues. With a population in excess of 1.3 billion, which makes it the...
Facebook, Google and Twitter: Three distinctly different approaches to China

Pakistan turns to Interpol after Twitter declines to help manage “anti-Islamic material”

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Pakistan’s Interior Minister, Senator Rehman Malik, has taken to Twitter to explain that, following the Twitter blockage over the weekend, the government has contacted Interpol to take up the issue of screening sensitive content, after Twitter’s management offered no assistance with the matter. Twitter was blocked and subsequently unblocked in...
Pakistan turns to Interpol after Twitter declines to help manage “anti-Islamic material”

Apple’s secret project to port Mac OS X to ARM processors revealed by intern

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In 2009, Tristan Schaap received the chance of a lifetime when he was offered an internship by Apple’s Platform Technologies Group. During his time interning with the company, Schaap was part of a team that was secretly attempting to port Mac OS X to the ARM architect, according to...
Apple’s secret project to port Mac OS X to ARM processors revealed by intern

China’s crackdown on ‘online rumours’ is just getting started

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Yesterday, a new set of regulations and a punishment system went live on Sina Weibo, China’s largest Twitter-like service, in a move that could usher in a period in which Chinese Internet users are more restricted online than ever before. While there was no obvious change to the popular platform...
China’s crackdown on ‘online rumours’ is just getting started

Blocked On Weibo is a blog documenting words that are censored from China’s microblogs

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China’s Internet censorship policy, known as the Great Firewall, has a huge impact on the country’s Internet space. Not only are a number of popular Western Web services block — including Twitter and Facebook — but those in the country have restricted access to content — both Chinese and foreign...
Blocked On Weibo is a blog documenting words that are censored from China’s microblogs

Deleting a photo on Facebook might not be what it seems

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A picture can say a thousand words, but there seems to be one word Facebook doesn’t understand: “delete.” When you click the “delete” button on Facebook, in essence, you’re actually sending a request to Facebook to remove that photo file from its servers. This request should be fulfilled in a...
Deleting a photo on Facebook might not be what it seems

Google and Facebook must wait until August to contest “objectionable content” case in India

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Google and Facebook must wait until August before they are able to challenge an Indian legal case accusing them of failing to adequately remove objectionable content in the country, the Wall Street Journal reports. The New Delhi High Court handling the case has adjourned the firms’ petition until August, but...
Google and Facebook must wait until August to contest “objectionable content” case in India

Chinese Microblog Service Introduces Five-Strike Program To Block 'Rumors' And 'Evil Teachings'

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In a country where the mainstream media is tightly controlled, Chinese microblogs have provided an invaluable way for millions of people to find and share unofficial information. That's obviously problematic for the Chinese authorities, who have been gradually clamping down on what they term "rumors". Things came to a head...
Chinese Microblog Service Introduces Five-Strike Program To Block 'Rumors' And 'Evil Teachings'
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