The Rise Of Social Media in Iran

Communicating via social media is a way of life for many of us, and these days it’s almost unheard of to not have a Facebook account, but what do you do to stay in touch with friends and family if you don’t have access to one of the popular social media platforms because your government has banned them? This post takes a look at how a country like Iran stays connected despite Facebook and Twitter being blocked – and why the instant messaging app Iranians do use is so wildly popular.

By | 2018-05-23T10:59:03+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Rise Of Social Media in Iran

Twitter alerts users to cyber attacks

Something known as “state-sponsored cyber attacks” may not be something you have heard of until now. But with both Facebook and Google viewing the problem as serious enough to warn their users about, it seems this is an issue that could be here to stay. And now with Twitter also recently taking steps to alert their users about possible account hacking attempts, this may well be something that many of us should be concerned about.

By | 2018-05-23T11:17:36+00:00 December 18th, 2015|Security|Comments Off on Twitter alerts users to cyber attacks