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Asia Pacific Technology and infrastructure

Why China’s boycott of South Korea is viral marketing genius

The nature of China’s social media environment lets Beijing turn South Korea-bashing into a viral trend and celebrities and companies are cashing in.

International Security Technology and infrastructure

Fighting ISIS on social media won’t stop them from using it

Efforts by Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube in 2017 are certainly welcomed, but removing ISIS from social media platforms is expected to be a daunting task.

Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Can you equate social media with terrorism? Cameroon thinks so

Cameroon has labelled social media as a form of terrorism, launching a crackdown amid rising unrest: investors are at risk from the regime and citizens.

Asia Pacific Security

Should investors fear China’s anti-American protests?

Following The Hague’s ruling on the South China Sea, Chinese netizens have called for protests and boycotts against American companies. How concerned should investors be about anti-American sentiment among Chinese consumers?

Middle East/North Africa Technology and infrastructure

Why Pokemon Go scares Middle Eastern governments

Pokemon Go is creating headaches for Middle Eastern governments, as concerns over security and subversion prompt calls for intervention.

International Security

Social risk: An underexposed source of disruption

Social risk is real. It is often attributed to globalisation, climate change, pandemics, migration, or social media, but these only increase its likelihood.

North America Politics

How social media is changing political campaigns

Elections are decided by small percentage of the population that consists of undecided voters. Mastering the art of social media strategies is essential for political campaigns to sway these voters.

Middle East/North Africa Security

Four ways in which ISIS outmuscles Al-Qaeda

 ISIS is a hybrid terrorist actor far different from Al-Qaeda because of its state-building approach, as well as its strategy and means to reach its goals. On June 29th 2014,

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Crackdown on protests in Africa threatens investment

Civil unrest, its suppression, and the technology that fuels it all may affect investment in Africa. As documented in a new book called Africa Uprising: Popular Protest and Political Change, Africa

South and Central Asia Technology and infrastructure

Is Tajikistan’s Facebook crackdown a sign of things to come?

Earlier this month, Tajikistan blocked access to several sites, including Facebook, that had published articles critical of the Rakhmon government. The crackdown is a sign of things to come, and