• Three Russian social networks to use when targeting Russia | Need-to-know
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    Three Russian social networks to use when targeting Russia | Need-to-know

    If you’re thinking of doing social media marketing in Russia, you need to be aware that there are some hugely popular local social networks that you might not have heard of before. Being present on these social networks will put your brand right in front of your Russian target audience, and will give you an edge over your less-savvy competitors. This video will look at three of the most popular Russian social networks. Firstly, VK. VK looks very similar to Facebook, but in Russia, VK is more than twice as popular as its American counterpart! VK is most popular amongst young people aged under 34, with many users interacting with…

  • The Facebook Dilemma | How Facebook Was “Weaponized” In Ukraine | FRONTLINE
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    The Facebook Dilemma | How Facebook Was “Weaponized” In Ukraine | FRONTLINE

    (chanting)>>Pro-Russia demonstrators against Ukraine’s new interim government.>>”Russia, Russia,” they chant.>>Russian propaganda was massive on social media. It was massive.>>There was so many stories that start emerging on the Facebook.>>”Cruel, cruel Ukrainian nationalists killing people or torturing them because they speak Russian.”>>They scared people. “You see, they’re gonna attack, they’re gonna burn your villages. You should worry.” (speaking Russian)>>And then the fake staged news. (speaking Russian)>>”Crucified child by Ukrainian soldiers,” which is totally nonsense. (speaking Russian)>>It got proven that those people were actually hired actors.>>Complete nonsense.>>But it spreads on Facebook.>>So Facebook was weaponized.>>NARRATOR: Just as in the Arab Spring, Facebook was being used to inflame divisions. But now it was a…

  • Russia weaponized political advertising in 2016. That was just the beginning. | The Fact Checker
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    Russia weaponized political advertising in 2016. That was just the beginning. | The Fact Checker

    -Facebook’s purpose was to connect people. -Then, you can browse around and see who people’s friends are and just check out people’s online identities. -Google’s was to share information. -We have a tremendous ability and responsibility to provide people the right information. -Twitter’s, to encourage public discourse. -Never before have we had such access to that immediate information. -But, then, business models evolved and platforms grew. -Now, we’re at 100,000 people, so, who knows where we’re goin’ next? -Facebook, which announced today that it had signed up its 500 millionth user. -So, are you gonna add me as a friend? -The business world is salivating over the possibility of a…

  • Putin: I Do Not Have A Twitter Account And Don’t Follow Trump’s Tweets!
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    Putin: I Do Not Have A Twitter Account And Don’t Follow Trump’s Tweets!

    You always say that Russian-American relations need to improve, because otherwise, if there is a ‘fault’ in these relations, this may change the situation for the worse globally. Today, as you look at the Trump Administration, as you read Donald Trump’s tweets, do you see any hope for any steps to improve relations between the two countries? You surely follow the US President’s statements and tweets, don’t you? I must say that I do not have any Twitter account or anything, so I do not follow anyone there. Of course, I get reports from my staff from time to time. The opinion of the President of the United States always…

  • “INTERROGATING ZUCKERBERG” — A Bad Lip Reading
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    “INTERROGATING ZUCKERBERG” — A Bad Lip Reading

    Thanks for coming Mr. Zuckerberg. How are you? Just a sec. Mom? Could you get me my Frodo ring? I want it here Okay, now that we got the ring sorted out we can move on to the topic at hand, which is the concerns that have been raised– You need water, okay… Now as I was saying, there’s been a lot of concern about peoples’ private information and how– Okay, how ’bout you just chug the water? I want you to cut it off Are you blowing bubbles? I”m gonna have to spank you Okay now, are you good? I swear, it’s like he’s got a mask on Listen…

  • What is a Jhana? Commentaries vs Suttas – Meaning?
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    What is a Jhana? Commentaries vs Suttas – Meaning?

    mark asked if I would maybe start mentioning things about the practice of jhana and what that actually is there’s a real interesting phenomena that’s been happening in America for the last 30 35 years and that is the over dependence on commentary and taking that as what the Buddha is teaching as opposed to the actual sutras of what the Buddha is teaching and because of that there’s been some very deep misunderstanding about what jhana is and what the practice is people have the idea that JAMA means concentration concentration doesn’t Maidan Ivana waste of time don’t do it but that’s not what the Buddha said that comes…

  • Don’t Regulate Social Media: Free Speech Matters More Than Fake News
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    Don’t Regulate Social Media: Free Speech Matters More Than Fake News

    A new type of war has emerged, information warfare. This activity by the Russians is gonna go down in history as the greatest covert action campaign in the history of Mother Russia. So-called fake news can have real world consequences it’s a danger that must be addressed. And you have to be the ones to do something about it or we will. Last October, both houses of Congress grilled the attorneys for the tech giants Facebook, Twitter and Google about Russian meddling and so-called fake news. You have been identified as the major distributors of fake news. We are not gonna go away, gentlemen. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar has already…

  • Очередная блокировка от Роскомнадзора
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    Очередная блокировка от Роскомнадзора

    Hello everyone, it’s me again and this is another unscheduled video! Here I said that my LJ was blocked, but I managed to unlock it, and now I’m telling you that my LJ is blocked again. I already received a notification of access restriction. Although initially, my LJ first was blocked, then I was informed by one of the subscribers that my LJ was blocked and only after a few hours, I received this notification. in other words, my LJ was blocked for several hours and I didn’t know about it. What did I generally receive from Roscomnadzor? Actually, nothing new, because the same court has blocked me: the court…