Tag Archive for micro-blogging

Twitter: The New Age Crime Fighter

It’s amazing how social media has virtually hazed the concept of distance to near extinction and it doesn’t matter whether you live in an affluent part of the world or are a resident of poverty stricken Kenya – social media reigns nevertheless! In a latest happening in Kenya, when the administrative chief of a village…

Twitter Just Sold You Out!

A new episode in trespassing virtual privacy occurred on Tuesday when the news of Twitter having allowed businesses to buy access to the website’s archived tweets surfaced. The news met with strong criticism from privacy activists who felt that by doing so Twitter had compromised the privacy of its over 500 million users. Twitter users are generally of the…

Free Speech Activists Worried Over Twitter Ruling

An obscene tweet sent to Michele Bachmann has inspired a judge to force Twitter to reveal the identity of the vulgar user. A certain Mr. Y had earlier tweeted to Bachmann stating that he wanted to ‘F*** her with a Vietnam era machete’. While there has not been any direct criticism on the specific ruling in question,…