Social media storm after German minister says ‘negro’

A German state minister sparked a social media storm on Tuesday after calling a beloved German pop singer a “wonderful Negro” during a TV debate on Europe’s migrant crisis.

The Twitter hashtag #Neger (Negro) topped trending topics in Germany the … Read the rest

British police work round the clock to patrol social media

Alex Marshall, head of the College of Policing, said the number of calls relating to social media represented “a real problem for people working on the frontline of policing”.

“Police officers can’t deal with every bit of nonsense or disagreement … Read the rest

Alex Marshall, head of the College of Policing, said the number of calls relating to social media represented “a real problem for people working on the frontline of policing”.

“Police officers can’t deal with every bit of nonsense or disagreement … Read the rest

Farm murders, white genocide and RedOctober

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“Every action has an equal but opposite reaction” – Sir Isaac Newton

In life, actions (physical or otherwise) also have reactions.  Somehow, an unknown number of actions, reactions and re-reactions got us … Read the rest

Motlanthe clone on Facebook cons users

facebookA person pretending to be Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe on social media has been trying to solicit bribes from members of the public, Motlanthe’s office confirmed on Friday.

“This impostor, on Facebook, asked someone to pay him in [United Kingdom] … Read the rest

Independent media shake establishment

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George Little

In a groveling public display earlier this week, the American Department of Defense announced plans to increase its public affairs efforts due to the devastating effect independent media is having on the Pentagon’s ability to control its news, … Read the rest

How should we respond to calls for white genocide?

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by Dan Roodt

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This week on Twitter a former UKZN student representative council member, Sfiso “Mabhiza” Mbatha, tweeted: “We gonna kill every white cockcroach that breath(es) SA’s air”, while adding, … Read the rest

Calls for white genocide on Twitter, Facebook

Sfiso Mabhiza Mbatha's comments on Twitter
Sfiso Mabhiza Mbatha’s comments on Twitter

The South African Human Rights Commission is concerned about the increase in racist posts on social networking sites such as Faceook and Twitter.

A social media law consultant, Emma Sadleir, has also warned that … Read the rest

New York criminals prefer Apple devices

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The New York Police Department is deploying a surge of detectives to patrol an increasingly mean new beat: Facebook and other social networks.

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday that he’s doubling the number of detectives assigned to … Read the rest