Twitter follows Google’s lead and releases Transparency Report

It is always interesting to see how governments and social networks interact.

The rise in popularity of social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter has provided more people than ever before in history with a platform to voice their opinions on a global stage.

Some political movements may start out as small and localised, but once they hit the internet they can quickly go viral and within days garner the support of thousands if not millions of people around the world.

An example of this is the turmoil in Egypt in early 2011 – social media was thought to be a driving factor behind the large scale uprisings that hit the North African country… Read more

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