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This Map Shows China’s Hilarious and Racist Stereotypes of Europe

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Foreign Policy has plotted the most common Chinese-language Baidu query for each European nation onto the map below. This provides a glimpse into how Chinese netizens view the peoples and countries of Europe — a continent whose industrialization once both humiliated China and inspired its admiration, and that has loomed large in the country’s imagination ever since. 

The Promise and Peril of Digital Diplomacy

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Digital diplomacy is therefore part of the state’s attempt to remain relevant and to assert power in the digital space. And while the goals of any one initiative might be lauded (as this one can), we need to view and ultimately assess it as only one component of a wider suite of digital foreign policy actions. Taken as a whole, digital foreign policy is fraught with challenges and hypocrisies.

Najib Underlines Challenges in Hyperconnected World

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak has warned the Rakyat not to misuse the internet in spreading lies and hatred that could destroy the foundation of a multiracial society in Malaysia.

Pushing the Boundaries of Digital Diplomacy in Kosovo

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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. 

Twitter Urges Celebrities to Tweet at Each Other

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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.

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