Since last September, seven-year-old Bana Alabed and her mother Fatemah have been tweeting about the war in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Their account shows how the war affects their family's life.
Three buses and 5,000 pieces of soap: Berlin has employed the full scope of its open-minded nature to react to the horrors of the war in Syria. But not everyone is enthused, says DW columnist Gero Schliess.
Rio 2016 is over, and though Phelps and Lochte grabbed medals or headlines, social media users cheered a more myriad group of athletes and events.
The recent bomb attack in Kabul has affected many Iranians, who are showing solidarity with their neighbors on social media. But will this extend to Afghan refugees who are made to feel unwelcome in Iran?
Can an elderly street seller's life be changed for the better by a social media campaign? Maybe, but previous cases of viral waves of sympathy have not always ended well.
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