Dagny Carlsson didn’t learn to use a computer until she was 99 years old. Now 106, she even has her own blog, and she’s considered to be the oldest blogger in the world. She’s also become a celebrity in her native Sweden.
Bangladeshi authorities have blocked more than 20,000 websites as part of an "anti-pornography" campaign. The move has been criticized by many internet users and experts as a step toward widespread censorship.
Legislation approved in July has been signed into law by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi that gives officials the right to monitor social media users in the country.
The smiling host of "Simply Helena" takes viewers behind the scenes of her daily life as a Berlin police trainee, from weapons to work-wear. The videos have pumped up some aspiring officers, but not everyone is happy.
A social media campaign is aiming to redress the perception that eastern Germany has fallen for far-right populism. The blogger Stefan Krabbes has started "the other East" hashtag, taken up enthusiastically on Twitter.
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