Posts Tagged ‘internet

23
Mar
10

On air: Google v China: Who is the winner?

Google’s been talking about leaving China since January when it became the victim of a cyber attack and discovered human rights activists’ email accounts had been hacked. Now it’s done it. Google is redirecting Chinese users to its unrestricted Hong Kong site. Continue reading ‘On air: Google v China: Who is the winner?’

18
Mar
10

SuperPower Nation

If you’re familiar with WHYS you’ll know we are always willing to try something new. Maybe that’s one reason WHYS producer Krupa was chosen to create the BBC’s SuperPower Nation. She’s been working away for weeks and now the day is almost here (it’s on Thursday 18th March), we want you to be involved as much as possible. Continue reading ‘SuperPower Nation’

18
Mar
10

SuperPower Nation

James shows us around the the venue in London for SuperPower Nation day as the set up gets under way.

Check out the blog post here.
Follow it on twitter @BBC_SPNation or search for #superpowernation

03
Feb
10

Can you be addicted to sex ?

UPDATE 02/02/2010

Jacob Zuma andTiger Woods – what do these men have in common? Some would say – an addiction to sex.

Both Mark and Ros have posted about it (see below). And then there’s the John Terry story currently occupying much of Britain.

A theme that has appeared in this latest rash of high profile cases is the issue of leadership and morality.

Continue reading ‘Can you be addicted to sex ?’

24
Dec
09

On air: Does Facebook improve your life?

In our meeting today we all were able to come up with a story regarding Facebook. From the case of Anthony Stancl the American teenager who blackmailed fellow students at his secondary school into having sex after using their Facebook images . And to a story here in the UK about Craig Lynch, he is on the run from police after absconding from prison three months ago, but is still finding time to update his Facebook page. Continue reading ‘On air: Does Facebook improve your life?’

10
Dec
09

Do you trust Facebook?

When I logged into my Facebook last night I had a message about my privacy settings.  It confused me. My first thought was that the message was going to encourage me to strenghten my privacy settings. But in fact it was the opposite:  they wanted me to reveal more.  I felt like I was being tricked.

Seems that I am not the only one who feels like this.  Many of Facebooks 350 million users have expressed anger at the site for changing privacy settings, which they say can cause personal information to be inadvertently exposed. Continue reading ‘Do you trust Facebook?’

11
Sep
09

Africa Connected – the internet revolution

Nigerian laptops
It will change Africa forever. Within the next couple of months four high-speed fibre optic cables will link up the east and west coasts of Africa to the rest of the world. It’s going to revolutionise how the continent connects and communicates in many ways – some we can imagine, some we can’t. Continue reading ‘Africa Connected – the internet revolution’




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