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How Duterte Turned Facebook Into a Weapon—With Help From Facebook - Bloomberg
Repressive governments originally treated Facebook, and all social media, with suspicion—they saw how it could serve as a locus for dissidents, as it had in the Arab Spring in 2011. But authoritarian regimes are now embracing social media, shaping the platforms into a tool to wage war against a wide range of opponents—opposition parties, human-rights activists, minority populations, journalists.
politics  social_media 
december 2017 by robincamille
How Teens Use Social Media
...the latest Pew Research Center report on teens and social media, which highlights (among other things) "a distinct pattern in social media use by socio-economic status."
social_media 
july 2015 by robincamille

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