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Twitter Ban In Turkey Lifted

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2015 | World

By Orhan Coskun and Asli Kandemir ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Twitter has complied with Turkey's request to remove photographs of a prosecutor held...

Turkey Removes Official Ban On YouTube Access

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2014 | World

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's telecoms regulator removed an official order blocking access to YouTube from its website on Tuesday after the country's to...

Turkey's High Court Rules Against Twitter Ban

AP | Posted 04.03.2014 | World

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's highest court has ruled that the country's Twitter ban violates the right to free expression and has demanded that ac...

Sophia Jones

Turkey's War On Social Media Could Scare Off Foreign Investment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 03.27.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- When Turkey’s embattled Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan blocked Twitter last week, Deniz Oktar, a 29-year-old CEO and co-founder of ...

Twitter War Turmoil In Turkey

Mashable | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

They really are occupying Twitter. One day after Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced an attempt to "eradicate" Twitter, Turkish ...

Part II: Speaking Turco-tweetish More Fluently

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 02.04.2014 | World
Arzu Kaya Uranli

When you use a proper hashtag, you can be heard and make a difference as we are seeing nowadays. If you have something to say, it's the place to be. Honestly, I believe everybody in Turkey needs it right now!

Turkey Probing Social Media Posts That Insulted Officials

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 08.27.2013 | World

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkish authorities are investigating people who allegedly insulted state officials or incited riots on social media, the deput...

Behind Turkey's Viral Revolution, There Are Mad Men (Actually Women)

Emre Kizilkaya | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
Emre Kizilkaya

Wandering around the barricades near Istanbul's Taksim Square, I kept asking myself, "How could a few 'occupiers' manage to mobilize millions here and beyond, in 77 provinces of Turkey and dozens of cities in the world?"

Social Media Fuels Protests In Turkey

The Media Line | Steve Dorsey | Posted 06.10.2013 | World

By Steve Dorsey/The Media Line ISTANBUL, Turkey – In between the boisterous chants calling for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's resignation,...