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  • Dejan Lovren banned for one international match for comments made to Sergio Ramos on social media

    Croatia defender Dejan Lovren has been banned for one international match over comments he made on social media about opponents Spain following his side's 3-2 Nations League win in November.

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  • How to Fix Social Media by Injecting A Chunk of the Blogosphere

    Not all hour-long podcasts are worthwhile, but I found this one by The Atlantic’s Matt Thompson and Alexis Madrigal to be pretty compelling. The subject: how to fix social media, or rather, how to create a variation on social media that allows you to properly pose the question as to whether or not it can be fixed. For both Matt and Alexis, social media (and in particular, Twitter) is not especially usable or desirable in the form in which it presents itself. Both Matt and Alexis have shaped...
  • The FBI Won't Say if It Spies on Your Social Media Posts. Cue the Lawsuit!

    It's not really a secret that the FBI is in the business of monitoring social media posts. What's less clear is why, after the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) asked for records related to that surveillance, the bureau refused to acknowledge their existence. That's just one question a lawsuit filed yesterday by the ACLU and its Northern California affiliate seeks to answer. Last May, the ACLU filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with seven government agencies "seeking the...
  • Zimbabweans say social media blocked in wake of violent protests

    Zimbabweans said they were unable to access social media Tuesday after protests erupted over a sharp increase in fuel prices was announced by the government.