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Venezuelan Citizens Help Each Other Overcome Internet Censorship Activism Technology 

Venezuelan Citizens Help Each Other Overcome Internet Censorship

Venezuela (Global Voices) – On the evening of June 28, Internet users from various cities in Venezuela reported that multiple websites and social media platforms — including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Periscope — were inaccessible. According to the digital activism organization Venezuela Inteligente: “The DNS servers of state internet service provider CANTV were not responding to DNS requests for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Periscope, denying access to the users. Around an hour later [from 11 pm], the blockages were lifted and access to the sites was back. Countless reports of network users indicate that the blocking was conducted through the ISP’s DNS Read More

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#NuggsforCarter: Most Popular Tweet Ever Involves Chicken Nuggets Entertainment 

#NuggsforCarter: Most Popular Tweet Ever Involves Chicken Nuggets

World (Sputnik) – US citizen Carter Wilkerson broke a Twitter record, gathering the highest number of retweets in the history of social media. With 3,434,902 retweets within a little more than a month, Wilkerson has the most retweeted tweet ever. On April 7, the young man published a post asking the American fast food chain Wendy’s about how many retweets he needs to collect to get an annual supply of chicken nuggets. HELP ME PLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS pic.twitter.com/4SrfHmEMo3 — Carter Wilkerson (@carterjwm) April 6, 2017 ​Representatives of the company told him to get 18 million retweets after which he published a screen shot of this message and Read More

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Revenge is Tweet: The Arnold Mocks The Donald’s Low Ratings (VIDEO) Unaimed 

Revenge is Tweet: The Arnold Mocks The Donald’s Low Ratings (VIDEO)

(Sputnik) – Actor and politician Arnold Schwarzenegger has posted a video online taunting US President Donald Trump, after the latter took time out from running the most powerful nation in the world to mock the former in a tweet. Responding to a new Gallup poll released earlier in the week showing Trump at an approval-rating low of 37 percent, Schwarzenegger, the former governor of California, said, “Oh, Donald — the ratings are in, and you got swamped.” Schwarzenegger piled on, according to The Hill, stating, “Wow. Now you’re in the 30s? But what do you expect? I mean, when you take away after-school programs for children and Meals on Wheels Read More

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