Russia

Russia /ˈrʌʃə/ or /ˈrʊʃə/ (Russian: Россия, tr. Rossiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijə] ), also officially known as the Russian Federation (Russian: Российская Федерация, tr. Rossiyskaya Federatsiya, IPA: [rɐˈsʲijskəjə fʲɪdʲɪˈrat͡sɨjə] ), is a country situated in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia, and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk, the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait and Canada's Arctic islands.
Posts about Russia
    • Facebook yields to Russian internet police

      In America, if someone had video of a Presidential cabinet member taking bribes from a top business magnate, that story would not only be all over the news but it would be the trending topic on social media and Facebook wouldn’t lift a finger to stop it. Now if that happened in Russia? Not so much.

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  • Former Facebook Exec: Facebook can’t be trusted

    … In the wake of governmental calls for potential regulation against Facebook, one former Facebook employee has come out to say that Facebook must be regulated since they won’t regulate themselves. Former operations manager Sandy Parakilas wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times where he calls for the government to regulate Facebook since…

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  • Did Russian Facebook meddling influence another election?

    … According to recent reports, there may have been Russian involvement in another historical election besides the 2016 US Presidential election. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre is said to be getting ready to announce that there was severe Russian interference when it came to the 2016 Brexit referendum. As with the US election, Russian…

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  • Are cowardly CEOs afraid to face Congress over Russia probe?

    … they were taking money from. Minnesota Senator Al Franken showed everyone just how unwilling these companies are to divulge the truth. Senator Franken put forth a poignant argument to Facebook’s legal Counsel, Colin Stretch… “People are buying ads on your platform with roubles. They’re political ads. You put billions of data points together all…

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  • So what exactly did the Russian hackers get from Yahoo?

    … So what exactly did the Russian hackers get from Yahoo? As was posted yesterday, the Department of Justice did indict four hackers believed to be involved with the massive data breaches that have plagued Yahoo over the past few years. The alleged hackers have been identified as Dmitry Aleksandrovich Dokuchaev, 33, Igor Anatolyevich Sushchin, 43…

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  • DOJ to charge four in Yahoo hacks

    … DOJ to charge four in Yahoo hacks It seems that the Yahoo hacks have been in the news forever. For the past few months we’ve been hearing about hack after hack after hack that exposed hundreds of millions of accounts to the masses. The data breaches were so bad not only did it cause Verizon to ask for a $350 million dollar discount…

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  • How the Social Media Dumpster Fire Hijacked the Election

    … in BuzzSumo, and you get something like this: Hillary’s ISIS Emails. FBI agent investigating Hillary found dead. Hillary’s anti-Trump Muslim dad? Her father died in 1993. Now check out the share counts–and note that exactly none of these websites are bastions of journalism. Real journalist Matt Yglesias wrote, “The real Clinton email scandal…

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  • Vice Presidential Debate on Twitter: Solid Win for Mike Pence

    … Mike Pence was the subject of 60 percent of conversation on Twitter during Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate, while just 40 percent was about Tim Kaine. Twitter reported that the Republicans’ edge prevailed in discussion about the presidential candidates Tuesday night, with 63 percent about Donald Trump and 37 percent about Hillary…

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  • Street Culture: How RetailNext’s Growth Is Driven by Diversity

    … as the growth potential is realized. It’s a frustrating cycle, and one that management hasn’t quite figured out how to handle yet. For now, the company says it is leveraging diversity as a way to continue up the growth curve. RetailNext was founded by three former Cisco employees – Agratchev, from Russia, Arun Nair, from India and Marlie Liu, from Taiwan…

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  • Twitter Debuts Promoted Stickers, Starting With Pepsi

    … your brand and engage with consumers! https://t.co/wIIDHAC0KK pic.twitter.com/usc4HRwrPU — Twitter Advertising (@TwitterAds) August 15, 2016 Pepsi said in a release that it will launch promoted stickers in Argentina, Canada, Egypt, India, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, the United Arab Emirates and the U.S., in an effort to push Twitter users…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Twitter- 16 readers -
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