• Twitter bans thousands of state-backed accounts spreading misinformation

    Twitter bans thousands of state-backed accounts spreading misinformation0

    Twitter has suspended thousands of accounts linked with state-backed misinformation campaigns. In a transparency report shared today, Twitter says it removed 4,248 accounts from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 273 accounts from the UAE and Egypt, 1,019 accounts based in Ecuador, 265 accounts from Spain and six accounts from Saudi Arabia.

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  • Turkey summons US diplomat over a Twitter ‘like’

    Turkey summons US diplomat over a Twitter ‘like’0

    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, talks to to supporters during an event in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. Erdogan threatened Saturday to launch a solo military operation into northeastern Syria, where U.S. troops are deployed and have been trying to defuse tension between its NATO ally and Syrian Kurdish forces. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)

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  • Mobile Consular Service in Hawassa, Ethiopia

    Mobile Consular Service in Hawassa, Ethiopia0

    Approximately, 350 Sri Lankans attended the mobile consular service and the activities of the day included processing of applications for new passports, attestation of documents, police clearance certificates, issues pertaining to lost passports, assistance with regard to employment in Ethiopia, compensation and repatriation related issues of migrant workers and certification of application forms to open NRFC accounts in Sri Lanka.

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  • Evropski parlament poziva društvene mreže: Borite se protiv opasne ruske propagande

    Evropski parlament poziva društvene mreže: Borite se protiv opasne ruske propagande0

    Uprkos čestim saopštenjima iz EU „o pretnji ruske propagande“, Evropska komisija je u svom izveštaju od juna ove godine priznala da nije otkrila znakove javne kampanje dezinformacija spolja, kada je reč o izborima za Evropski parlament, iako su izvestili o pokušajima „nekih ruskih izvora“ da utiču na izbor birača.

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  • Diplomats on Facebook

    Diplomats on Facebook0

    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..

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  • Ambasciata d’Italia a Belgrado. La regina delle Ambasciate

    Ambasciata d’Italia a Belgrado. La regina delle Ambasciate0

    Ambasciata d’Italia a Belgrado. La regina delle Ambasciate (Tipografia Gama, Belgrado, 2016, pp. 73). E’ un libro fotografico che celebra i novanta anni dalla costruzione dell’edificio (1926 – 2016), proponendosi di valorizzare la storia dei rapporti tra i due Paesi, attraverso l’illustrazione di un luogo e della sua vita, della relazione tra valori simbolici e attività funzionali dentro e fuori dell’edificio che ha segnato  la presenza italiana in Serbia.

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