Diplomacy & Beyond

The blog Diplomacy and Beyond examines the recent developments in Digital Diplomacy, eDiplomacy, and more generally the use of social media and digital tools in diplomacy and foreign policy. It is curated by Andreas Sandre, author of the book "Twitter for Diplomats, and a Press and Public Affairs Officer at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC. The views expressed in this blog are the author's only and do not necessarily reflect those of the Embassy of Italy. On Twitter: @andreas212nyc
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You might have already seen this photo on #socialmefia - It’s 18-yr-old Yehya, who a few days ago became the 1 millionth Syrian to register as refugee in Lebanon, according to @unrefugees @refugees_arabic #syria #syrian #refugees #refugee #lebanon #unhcr

Turkey’s ban on Twitter through images that went viral

#freetwitter #twitterfree #youtube #twitter #socialmedia #turkey #turkish #turkiye #türkiye #turkeyblockedtwitter #twitterisblocked #twitterisblockedinturkey #turkeyblockedyoutube #youtubeblocked #youtubeblockedinturkey #digitaldiplomacy #diplomacy #google #googledns #googlednsblockedinturkey #netfreedom #internet #internetfreedom #elections #erdogan #ankara #istanbul

Turkey unblocks Twitter
#freetwitter #twitterfree #youtube #twitter #socialmedia #turkey #turkish #turkiye #türkiye #turkeyblockedtwitter #twitterisblocked #twitterisblockedinturkey #turkeyblockedyoutube #youtubeblocked #youtubeblockedinturkey #digitaldiplomacy #diplomacy #google #googledns #googlednsblockedinturkey #netfreedom #internet #internetfreedom #elections #erdogan #ankara #istanbul

Here’s an interesting sign of the prevalence of messaging apps — and WhatsApp, in particular — in modern life: the app is being used as a medium for online storytelling, writes Jon Russell on TNW.

"And a pretty compelling one at that too," he says.

Read more here: http://tnw.to/c4eHU

#whatsnext for Turkey now that the Turkish has intercepted Google DNS? #youtube #twitter #socialmedia #turkey #turkish #turkiye #türkiye #turkeyblockedtwitter #twitterisblocked #twitterisblockedinturkey #turkeyblockedyoutube #youtubeblocked #youtubeblockedinturkey #digitaldiplomacy #diplomacy #google #googledns #googlednsblockedinturkey #netfreedom #internet #internetfreedom #elections #erdogan #ankara #istanbul

The dark side of #digitaldiplomacy? Social media under fire not only in Turkey: map of countries that have a ban or block on Twitter, Facebook or YouTube via @mashable #mashable #twitter #youtube #twitter #socialmedia #turkey #turkish #turkiye #türkiye #turkeyblockedtwitter #twitterisblocked #twitterisblockedinturkey #turkeyblockedyoutube #youtubeblocked #youtubeblockedinturkey #digitaldiplomacy #diplomacy #facebook #ban #digital #iran #china #northkorea #pakistan #eritrea #vietnam

After Twitter, Turkey now blocks YouTube #youtube #twitter #socialmedia #turkey #turkish #turkiye #türkiye #turkeyblockedtwitter #twitterisblocked #twitterisblockedinturkey #turkeyblockedyoutube #youtubeblocked #youtubeblockedinturkey #digitaldiplomacy #diplomacy

Hillary Clinton on #Millennials, young generations and technology: “We’re going to make sure that the millennial generation really is the participation generation” #tech #socialmedia #generation #millennial #youth #engagement #activism #cgiu #cgi #clinton @cgi @cgiu #clintonfoundation @readyforhillary @clintonfoundation #readyforhillary #hillaryclinton #technology #grnerations