10 Results for

#cnnfail

Article

'#CNNFail': Twitterverse slams network's Iran absence

The network that became famous by having reporters on the ground as bombs fell on Baghdad in 1991 missed the boat on the Iranian riots, and Twitter users noticed.

By June 14, 2009

Article

Iran cuts off 'illegal' VPN workaround to Internet filters

Government blocks use of popular tool used by many Iranians to circumvent Internet restrictions and mask their activities.

By March 10, 2013

Article

Less is more. The tweet(ed) revolution.

This weekend, in the aftermath of the Iranian election, Twitter's ability to build a mass audience by virally connecting myriad micro-audiences through micro-messages has proven again to have real impact. When the Iranian police started cracking down on p

By June 15, 2009

Article

Twitter downtime gets delayed for Iranian election news

In light of all the Twitter activity going on in and around the Iranian presidential elections, Twitter has gotten its host NTT America to postpone scheduled maintenance.

By June 15, 2009

Article

TEDGlobal: Connected consequences

One of the main themes at TEDGlobal this year was a lively debate between optimistic and pessimistic voices on the social potential (or doom) of the web. This outlook was somewhat more somber than I expected at a TED conference, perhaps - as some attendee

By July 25, 2009

Article

Twitterverse working to confuse Iranian censors

Twitter users are changing profile settings to appear as if they live in Tehran in a bid to overwhelm censors looking for locals using the service to spread protest news.

By June 16, 2009

Article

Iran protesters using tech to skirt curbs

Following controversial election, citizens turn to Twitter, Facebook, and other means to get around government clampdown and get supporters out to rallies.

By June 15, 2009

Article

Week in review: Twittering for Tehran

Protesters usurp attempts to suppress news of a voter revolution, while the iPhone 3G S and the iPhone 3.0 OS make their debut. Also: Google's digital books.

By June 19, 2009

Article

Goodness on Twitter: from attention-sharing to tweet fund drives to good mobs

Twitter's "suggested users" list is a Who's Who of Twitter celebrities, featuring the likes of Al Gore, Lance Armstrong, Ashton Kutcher, John McCain, Martha Stewart, and others with millions of followers.

By October 4, 2009

Article

The future of news: hyper-distribution or hyper-branding?

Perhaps, the most innovative thing you can do if you're a publisher these days is to ignore the action bias - and not innovate.

By September 5, 2009