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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Turkey's Twitter Wars Heat Up

Turkey's Twitter Wars Heat Up

BY Berivan Orucoglu
OCTOBER 28, 2014 - 01:28 PM

As the Turkish government continues to squeeze freedom of expression, many Turks have found themselves resorting increasingly to social media in order to learn what's going on in their country. (92 percent of Turkey's online population now uses social media, the highest share in the world.) But this refuge is now coming under severe pressure as well. And the trend is particularly noticeable in the case of Twitter.

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