Egypt Trolls Uncle Sam With Advice on How Best to Police Ferguson

Foreign Policy | Aug 19, 2014

Egypt's generals appear to have an awfully short memory. A year after they massacred supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood in the streets of Cairo, they have some advice for American authorities on how to handle the spiraling unrest in Ferguson, Mo.

North America and Europe are Still Writing History—Now Through Wikipedia

Quartz | Aug 19, 2014

Wikipedia is often seen as a great equalizer. Every day, hundreds of thousands of people collaborate on a seemingly endless range of topics by writing, editing and discussing articles, and uploading images and video content.

Al Gore and WPP Agencies Ask Young Adults to Advocate for the Environment

Creativity | Aug 19, 2014

A group of eight WPP agencies have banded together to launch a multimedia campaign for Al Gore and the Climate Reality Project in an effort to prompt global leaders to reduce carbon emissions in the days leading up to the U.N. Climate Summit on September 23.

Pushing the Boundaries of Digital Diplomacy in Kosovo

Wired | Aug 18, 2014

Google “Kosovo”, and Petrit Selimi knows exactly what you’re going to see: dry, diplo-speak scouting reports at best, and depressing references to past conflicts at worst. It’s not exactly the promotional buzz a fledgling country with sights set on global integration would hope for. 

ISIS Message to America: 'We Will Drown All of You in Blood'

Al Arabiya | Aug 18, 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militant group that has seized large parts of Iraq and drawn the first American air strikes since the end of the occupation in 2011 has warned the United States it will attack Americans “in any place” if the raids hit its militants.

A Second Mexican Revolution?

Foreign Affairs | Aug 18, 2014

Since the December 2012 inauguration of President Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico has implemented a series of reforms that could forever change Mexican governance and its economy’s competitiveness.

Twitter Urges Celebrities to Tweet at Each Other

Mashable | Aug 18, 2014

Twitter just made it easier for celebrities, and other verified users, to interact with each other on the platform. Two new features rolled out on Wednesday will increase the visibility of verified users in each other's feeds — effectively encouraging high-profile users to trade more compliments, insults or expressions of undying love.

Scots Are Getting Advice from World Leaders on Whether They Should Vote for Independence

Quartz | Aug 18, 2014

Exactly one month from today, four million Scots will go to the polls to answer a simple question: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”

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