It’s no good Twitter and Facebook serving as an ad hoc international court

by Rashmee

Posted on June 25, 2021


/ LANGUAGE In January, Twitter banned the account of Donald Trump after tweets allegedly inciting …

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Nations need to take a bespoke and multi-faceted approach to online regulation

by Rashmee

Posted on May 14, 2019 / The National


Social media possesses immense power to influence our societies. Now, a number of countries are …

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Is social media getting too much blame when things go wrong?

by Rashmee

Posted on November 29, 2018


Elections. The Arab Spring. Racism. Populism. Rumours, vile as they come. Hatred towards ‘the other’.…

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So, now we know. #Facebook friends aren’t real friends

by Rashmee

Posted on November 20, 2018


Enormously impressed by Florida highest court. It’s ruled on something people should know, except that …

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As scandal-hit Zuckerberg prepares to face a grilling in the US Senate, what counts as fact in a world of fake news?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 10, 2018 / The National


Facebook’s founder is testifying before US legislators but it is doubtful the real questions will …

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The story of Alfred Nobel should sound a warning for Zuckerberg and his legacy

by Rashmee

Posted on March 27, 2018 / The National


The story goes that Alfred Nobel, the inventor of dynamite, was so mortified by an …

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How to make Twitter the world’s most successful company. A pay-to-tweet plan?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 1, 2017


I’ve been wondering for months what would happen to @realdonaldtrump if Twitter folded up. Would …

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Why do we put so much expectation on Facebook?

by Rashmee

Posted on December 22, 2016 / The National


When the year draws to a close, Facebook will begin its second decade as a …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK