From ‘ghost users’ to ‘cyborg bots’, a BIRN investigation shows how nationalists in North Macedonia, Greece and beyond are unleashing automated armies on social media to rally the masses. This article is also available in: Shqip Bulgarian Greek Macedonian Romanian Bos/Hrv/Srp As the sun dipped over the rooftops of the North Macedonia town of BitolaREAD MORE
Kako biste se zaštitili od potencijalnih rizika sajber napada, stručnjaci kompanije Kaspersky savetuju sledeće:READ MORE
As the first President of the United States, George Washington established precedents in every aspect of his administration. Diplomacy was no exception. Washington believed that negotiation was vastly preferable to any other pursuit, and he followed this ideology and took the leading role in diplomatic relations during his presidency. The major diplomatic issues facing Washington included American western settlers’READ MORE
What conditions make Facebook a productive digital diplomacy tool? In a new article published in The Hague Journal of Diplomacy, CPD Contributing Scholar Dr. Damien Spry examines how ministries of foreign affairs have used Facebook to connect with audiences in several locations across Asia-Pacific.
Specifically, Spry takes a look at the environmental, institutional, algorithmic and audience factors behind the use of Facebook for digital diplomacy. He finds that the institutional factors that compel ministries to post certain types of content do not always match the audience factors that drive engagement on the platform.
For public diplomats seeking to craft meaningful engagement, considering what is immediately useful or emotionally resonant to target audiences may be what is needed to make Facebook an important diplomacy tool. Spry writes:
“MFAs can, therefore, unburden themselves from unrealistic expectations that Facebook can be a forum for..READ MORE
“Tviter” je blokirao naloge lidera Komunističke stranke Kube Raula Kastra, njegove kćerke Marijele Kastro i vodećih kubanskih medija. Udruženje kubanskih novinara osudilo je ovakvu odluku, nazvavši je “masovnim cenzurisanjem”. Desetine naloga novinara kubanskih državnih medija blokirano je kasno sinoć, kao i zvanični nalog kubanskog Ministarstva za komunikacije. Iz Udruženja su podsetili da se i ranijeREAD MORE
Regional Conference on Digital Diplomacy (RCDD) held by the Indonesian government in Jakarta on September 10-11, 2019. (Indonesian MoFA) No country is immune to the global economic megatrends, such as rising inequality and the impacts of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, not to mention recent trade tensions. Consequently, diplomacy and cooperation have been the only waysREAD MORE