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The internet helps create Julien Blancs – but it can also take them down

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The days of normalising rape and misogyny are numbered, thanks to the power of online campaigning.

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Opinion: In defence of the #NoMakeUpSelfie

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Patrick English argues that criticisms of the #NoMakeUpSelfie campaign are misplaced and we should support a movement which is doing so much good.

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If restrictions on free expression continue, Turkey will no longer be able to call itself a democracy

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If limitations on the freedom of expression continue, Turkey will be faced with placement in the same ‘not free’ category as Iran and Saudi Arabia.

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The internet has changed the world, but we need to wake up to cyber bullying

TweetThe internet has the capacity to connect families across continents, to bring together social groups so that they can fight for change and to unite writers with their readers, but the dark side of the internet is how easy it is for people to unleash the worst of themselves on people they don’t like. Today, […]

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The tweet that sums up the English Defence League

The tweet that sums up the English Defence League

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Campaigns: Ensuring MPs stick to their 2030 Carbon Target promises

Social media is increasingly being used by activists to hold politicians to promises they have made in the past. This time those MPs who promised to back the 2013 Carbon Target amendment to the Energy Bill are being encouraged to stick to their promises via Twitter.

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Comment: Hazard, ballboys and the Twitter hate mob

John Millington writes about the response to the Eden Hazard ballboy incident.

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Bloggers used rhyming slang to swerve China’s censors and talk about Xi Jinping

With the new Chinese leadership brought into the light yesterday, Left Foot Forward looks at what public opinion is, and how much public opinion can be found.

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Graphic: A social media study of the last week of the US election

An infographic of a social media study of the last week of the US Presidential election campaign.

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Campbell: 2015 “will be the first genuine social media election”

Alastair Campbell last night said he believed the 2015 general election will be the first “genuine social media election”, reports Shamik Das.

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