A third of global luxury goods are sold in China – mostly to young people. The Internet wields enormous sway there. Constantly posting and launching the latest trends, fashion influencers reach hundreds of thousands of followers.
How is the internet changing art? What about social media? A museum in the eastern German city of Leipzig explores the issue in an exhibition with a title that refers to a typical Instagram phrase — "Link in Bio."
Richard Grenell, the US ambassador to Germany, tweeted that the United States and EU could "turn the internet on" for Iran after the regime shut it down during protests against fuel price hikes. Here's how it could work.
In order to keep demonstrations against a new citizenship bill in check, India's government has shut down phone and internet lines. Blocking communications networks to control citizens is a popular tactic worldwide.
A report by US-based democracy watchdog Freedom House says many Africans are unknowingly under surveillance by their own states via social media platforms. Zimbabwe and Sudan are among the countries to be singled out.
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