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The digital war against Isis is being lost. What should be done? | Haroon K Ullah

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The digital war against Isis is being lost. What should be done? | Haroon K Ullah

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Islamic States web success has come through preying on young adherents annoyances, writes Haroon K Ullah, chief strategy policeman for the US governments Broadcasting Board of Governors

If the west( or rather western-backed militias) has won the ground war against Islamic State, then we

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Australia’s top Youtube clips of 2016 prove it just wants to be America

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So much “Carpool Karaoke.”Image: The Late Late Show with James Corden
Australia did its part for the global monoculture in 2016.
The top 10 videos watched by the nation during the year were heavily American and heavily banal. The list, announced by YouTube Wednesday, was

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Dogged enforcers: the well trained social media world of Dogspotting

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Dogspotting is a Facebook group for posting pictures of dogs but not just any dogs, and not just any pictures

Its the one that got away that you never forget. A part of me will always wonder what might have been if Id reached

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Facebook and Google promote politicized fake news about Las Vegas shooter

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Facebook and Google promote politicized fake news about Las Vegas shooter

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The spread of rightwing blogs, claiming the shooter was an anti-Trump liberal, on to mainstream platforms is the latest example of hyper-partisan trolling after a tragedy

Facebook and Google promoted false news narratives claiming that the shooter who killed more than 50 people in

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An NFL player went on Facebook Live from the locker room and nothing good happened

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Yesterday after the Steelersupset the Chiefs in an AFC playoff game, Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown decided to go on Facebook Live from the locker room to celebrate with his fans. And the fansloved it he went live for 17 minutes and had

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Advertising giants leave little room for adtech startups, and VCs are noticing

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Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News.
More posts by this contributor: How Ethereum became the platform of option for ICOd digital assets Heres how likely your

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Understanding our new president’s priorities through Twitter

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Ken Miller is an investor, novelist and advisor to several technology companies and venture capital firms. Previously he was an executive at PayPal and Intuit, and early advisor to Square.
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Puppies Getting Groomed In Slow-Motion Will Inspire You( Video)

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The world that we live in can be a fairly f* cked up, terrible place.
It’s filled with war, detest and intolerance. Sometimes, it can be a little too much to take. Thankfully, there are people like Jess Rona in the world, who help

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Rock is the new jazz and vinyl’s misleading revival: five things I’ve learned as Guardian music editor | Michael Hann

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Rock is the new jazz and vinyl’s misleading revival: five things I’ve learned as Guardian music editor | Michael Hann

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Im leaving the Guardian after 11 great years covering music years during which a great deal has changed in the way music is created and sold

Today is my last day at the Guardian, after 16 years, the last 11 of which have been

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Digital currency Steem rises 1,000% in value in two weeks

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Digital currency Steem rises 1,000% in value in two weeks

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Currency behind social media website Steemit, in which users are rewarded or paid based number of thumbs up, has rocketed to more than $150 m in value

Steem, the digital currency behind the new social media website Steemit, rose more than 1,000% in value

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