During political strife, protesters worldwide have turned to social media to communicate and organize.
What exactly do Kashmir’s powers-that-be have to fear? Think back to how far-reaching the Women’s March became, due in great part to social media spread of information.© Copyright 2011 by Janie Lacy, LMHC, NCC, CSAT, therapist in Maitland, Florida. Any views and opinions expressed are not necessarily shared by Good Questions or concerns about the preceding article can be directed to the author or posted as a comment below.Then during the march, participants used social media to give real-time, first-person accounts of its success.Then the march, news of its historically large crowds spread even more quickly. “unapproved”) messages is precisely what Indian authorities fear. Because in today’s world, blocking social media equals blocking free speech. A VPN lets users privately access whatever information they want to online, by changing the location they connect from to wherever they like.NAIROBI — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s surprise visit to Kenya and Nigeria in September saw him eat ugali fish with his hands and crash a Nollywood music video shoot in between whirlwind tours of innovation hubs and tech incubators. India’s government rejected the same app, which provides access to a low-data version of Facebook and a limited number of pre-selected websites, on the grounds that it amounted to a two-tiered internet system, one for the rich and one for the poor.