In response to an Amnesty International tweet saying the US should improve its human-rights record, think tank the Center for Strategic and International Studies responded that the group should “suck it.” The think tank later apologized, saying it is reviewing its internal social media policies.
Did this really just happen? pic.twitter.com/CkVEkrdoGH— Allen McDuffee (@AllenMcDuffee) August 19, 2014
— "On Twitter, mourning is collective: Robin Williams’ death, reflected in social media" (via The New York Times)
Palestinian teenager Farah Baker has garnered a lot of attention on social media for her live tweets documenting the conflict in Gaza. The 16-year-old’s Twitter followers have increased from 800 to more than 185,000 over the past month. Farah lives near Gaza City’s Shifa Hospital, where her father is a surgeon.
Thought I was following mcdonalds on Instagram, something I would do-at second glance, it’s a paid ad #instaads#fail pic.twitter.com/E6pskYfMcq— Lily Wandell (@lilywandell) August 2, 2014
McDonald’s has received some backlash for its ads on Instagram. What do you think of the fast-food giant’s social media campaign?