Outrage in Turkey after Facebook blocks Islamist pages and hacking groups

Islamists across Turkey are taking to Twitter to protest against the closure of several fundamentalist Facebook groups and pages. Conservative Turks, who represent a...

Yeni Şafak Coverup Following Doctored Beyaz Show Video: A Technical Analysis

D8 News has verified that Turkish daily Yeni Şafak attempted to cover up after publishing a falsified video which frames Beyaz Show audience members as...

Twitter and Facebook throttled in Turkey after third Ankara bombing

The TurkeyBlocks internet censorship monitoring team has confirmed that Turkish ISPs have once again censored Twitter and Facebook, following a third major explosion in Ankara at...

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Three arrests as Turkey cracks down on academics who called for...

Academics Esra Mungan, Kıvanç Ersoy, and Muzaffer Kaya have been arrested on grounds of supporting terror having made a declaration denouncing military action in Turkey's...

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Foreign Currency Restrictions and War Ruin Turkey Startup Dreams

Just two years ago, Turkey’s startup scene could turn a few heads. Vibrant, cosmopolitan and unafraid to challenge the status quo, young graduates and...

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Turkey to boost surveillance and signals intelligence capacity with new National Security Directorate

Turkey has outlined plans to divide its MIT intelligence unit into separate foreign and domestic agencies, part of a reform intended to support the...

Armed mob attacks Yenicag newspaper Istanbul offices

A mob of up to 30 assailants has attacked the offices of Yeniçağ Gazetesi (New Era) newspaper in Istanbul's Yenibosna borough. The attackers, some...

Hashtag explained: #Freedom4Academics4Peace

This somewhat unwieldy hashtag, trending on Twitter for several hours, has been organised by supporters of a group of three scholars imprisoned in Turkey after...

Turks want their own social network to replace Facebook and Twitter

Turkish internet users inspired by rising nationalism have been calling for a more domestically driven social media experience, and potentially the introduction of a home-grown social network to replace existing services...

Facebook implements safety check feature for Ankara explosion

Facebook has launched its safety check feature Ankara so users can let friends and family know they're OK following this evening's bombing, which killed dozens...

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Turks want their own social network to replace Facebook and Twitter

Turkish internet users inspired by rising nationalism have been calling for a more domestically driven social media experience, and potentially the introduction of a home-grown social network to replace existing services...

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