Virtually Islamic Blog

Gary R. Bunt

Social Media Dangers in MENA

Middle East Eye, Twitter and Facebook are no longer safe for us, say prominent Arab activists Discover More…

Yazidi Victim Confronts Perpetrator

Lena Kara, Mail Online, 'Do you have feelings? Do you have any honour?' Discover More…

FB Tunisia

Meshkal, Fears over Facebook’s Role in Election Campaign Discover More…

China FB Strategy

Buzzfeed, These New Facebook Ads From Chinese State Media Want You To Believe Xinjiang’s Muslim Internment Camps Are Just Great
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Radicalisation in Indonesia

ASEAN Today, Social media is facilitating Islamic radicalisation in Indonesia
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Anti-Islam algorithm

The New Arab,  Facebook's anti-Islam algorithm Discover More…

FB Anti-Muslim Groups

Matthew Thompson, LBC, Secret Far-Right Facebook Groups Stirring Up Anti-Muslim Hatred
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FB History Issues

Sarah Manavis, New Statesmen, History-themed Facebook groups have become a magnet for racist content
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Ramadan Net Use

Aya Batrawy, AP/ABC, Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows Discover More…

FB curbs Live

BBC, Christchurch attacks: Facebook curbs Live feature
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French Muslims sue FB

Reuters, French Muslim group sues Facebook, YouTube over Christchurch footage



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Facebook Yemen Controversy

Metro, Facebook is censoring images of starving children in Yemen for being ‘sexual content’, 17 Dec 2018
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'Fake News', WhatsApp and India

Wired, How WhatsApp Fuels Fake News and Violence in India
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How Instagram hides behind Facebook – and rakes in billions

Scott Greer, Medium/Guardian, How Instagram hides behind Facebook – and rakes in billions
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Facebook admits it was used to 'incite offline violence' in Myanmar

BBC News, Facebook admits it was used to 'incite offline violence' in Myanmar, 6 Nov 2018 Discover More…
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