Category Archives: France

The French Republic (French: République française [?epyblik f???s?z]), (commonly known as France (English /?fræns/ franss or /?fr??ns/ frahnss; French: [f???s] ( listen)), is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is often referred to as l’Hexagone (“The Hexagon”) because of the geometric shape of its territory. It is the largest western European country and it possesses the second-largest Exclusive Economic Zone in the world, covering 11,035,000 km (4,260,000 sq mi), just behind that of the United States (11,351,000 km / 4,383,000 sq mi).
Over the past 500 years, France has been a major power with strong cultural, economic, military and political influence in Europe and around the world. During the 17th and…

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US presidential election 2012 – Social media and the US presidential race

US presidential election 2012 – The United States presidential elections are expected to be the most expensive in history. While the lion’s share of the candidates’ budget will be spent on television advertising, social media is becoming an increasingly important component of their communications strategies. From Facebook to Twitter to Blogs, the Republicans are leveraging every major social network in their race to the white house

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Comment vérifier plusieurs comptes Gmail automatiquement

Comment vérifier plusieurs comptes Gmail automatiquement Si vous avez plusieurs comptes de messagerie sur Gmail – dire une pour vos e-mails personnels et d’autres pour votre entreprise – vous n’avez pas à vous déconnecter d’un compte de messagerie pour vérifier la boîte aux lettres d’autres. Google, la plupart comme le ferait le savez probablement, permet […]

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Mexico – Is Social Media a friend or a foe of the drug war?

Mexico – The internet has become a battleground in Mexico’s deadly drug war. In intensely violent cities, the microblogging site Twitter has played a role in public safety – people use it to know which places to avoid. Social media report on matters traditional outlets are scared to touch and hacker group Anonymous is using the web to put pressure on the notorious Zeta cartel, by exposing its collaborators.

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Listening Post – Why the revolution was not televised in the West

Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter got the story of the Tunisian uprising out, with pictures of the protests spreading like wildfire across the Arab world and binding audiences to the ever changing story. Western news outlets on the other hand, at least initially, failed to give the story the coverage it deserved.

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