Mexican social media was abuzz after 18-year-old Agustin Flores allowed himself to be set on fire in protest against political corruption in the Mexican state of Chiapas. President Obama of the USA told ESPN radio last week that social media “Polarizes Society.” Around the same time, Twitter suspended the terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed’s Twitter account. Saeed planned the […]

In general news, Facebook blogged in “Making connections to Facebook more secure” that the social network is now directly available to Tor users. This “provides a way to access Facebook through Tor without losing the cryptographic protections provided by the Tor cloud.” In Mexico, the anti-government hashtag #YaMeCanse has been replaced with #YaMeCanse2 after #YaMeCanse mysteriously disappeared on Twitter. Users blame “peñabots,” fake […]