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Iraq Attempts to Keep Militants Off Social Media

BBC – Alongside their efforts on the ground, Jihadist fighters in Iraq have waged a propaganda war on social media in the past few weeks, posting graphic images, promotional videos and updates of their campaign to overthrow the government.

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Social Media Snooping Permitted by Law States UK Officials

THE GUARDIAN – Social Media – The true extent of the government’s interception of Google, Facebook and Twitter – including private messages between British citizens – has been officially confirmed for the first time.

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Britain’s Vilest Internet Troll Exposed

He has been labeled Britain’s vilest internet troll but Robert Ambridge is now one vile internet troll that has been exposed and ITV is even making a documentary about his vile behaviour.

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Is Social Media Making Us Ruder?

Is social media making use ruder? Are we really that inconsiderate to others when we are using our mobile devices. Here we look at the rise of mobile devices and how we are becoming less sociable.

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Research Suggests Using Facebook Makes People Miserable

Research suggests that Facebook makes people miserable and whilst 24 million people log on every day in the UK alone there are questions as to whether social networks could be the responsible for the rise in clinical depression.

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Sick Youth Kicks Kitten Off His Porch

A sick youth kicks kitten off his porch whilst being filmed has created a storm on the internet. The Youth Walter Easley has been subjected to a torrent of abuse by online users.

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Social Networks in Decline as Chat Apps Begin to Take Over

In a survey by PiperJaffray of over 5,000 teenagers it clearly shows that Social Networks are being taken over by the rise of the Chat Apps. Are Chat Apps the next big social media offering?

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Anonymous Hacking Group Vow to Unmask the Four Responsible for Raping Rehtaeh Parsons

Anonymous have released a statement that unless the Police take action over Rehtaeh Parsons rape and death they will publicly release information of all four of the boys who raped her.

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Girl 17 Gang Raped and Taunted then Commits Suicide

Rehtaeh Parsons was once a bright and happy student but all that changed after being gang raped, the images spread on Facebooks, the months of taunts and finally she took her own life.

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How Did Social Media Influence the Steubenville Rape Case?

The question on my mind is ‘How did social media influence the Stebenville rape case and will social media to fuel such crime?

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