Meet the British 77th Battalion: 1500 “Facebook Warriors” to Spread Disinformation

http://gizmodo.com/the-british-army-is-creating-a-battalion-of-facebook-w-1683078069 By Darren Orf - The British Army will revive one of the most contentious special forces units of the second world war, the Chindits, as a new generation of “Facebook” warriors who will wage complex and covert information and subversion campaigns. – From the recent FT article: Army Revives Chindits as ‘Facebook Warriors’ for … Continue reading Meet the British 77th Battalion: 1500 “Facebook Warriors” to Spread Disinformation

Facebook complies with Turkey page block order

http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-30982556 The BBC has learned that Facebook has complied with a Turkish court order demanding the blocking of a page it said offended the Prophet Muhammad. If the social media platform had refused, the court had threatened to block access to the entire site. The site is believed to have around 40 million members in Turkey. Read … Continue reading Facebook complies with Turkey page block order

Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Mohammad

http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/01/26/us-turkey-facebook-idUSKBN0KZ0MD20150126 (Reuters) - A Turkish court has ordered Facebook to block a number of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad, threatening to stop access to the whole social networking site if it does not comply, state broadcaster TRT reported. The order, made by the court on Sunday, followed a request by a prosecutor, TRT … Continue reading Turkish court orders Facebook to block pages insulting Mohammad