Assholes Are Everywhere; French Ban Word ‘Facebook’ and ‘Twitter’ on TV and Radio

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You don’t need to come and visit Pakistan to experience a time to time censorship on social networking sites, now this facility is available in many other countries. The newly added is France. 😉

Broadcasting anchors and TV/Radio hosts are forbidden to use the word Twitter and Facebook unless it is seriously important or directly related to the news. Continue reading

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Pakistan is Facebook 2nd Fastest Growing Country in Middle East

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Facebook growth in Pakistan is at its peak, as we see 267,000 new users signed up for Facebook during April11-May11. It mean 8,900 new people were joining Facebook everyday from Pakistan. InsideFacebook wrote a post about Facebook growth in Middle East during past months which can be found here. Continue reading

How Facebook Helped Flood Victims in Pakistan.

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Pakistan has been struck by the worst flooding in its history in late July 2010. The devastating floods have affected around 20 million ( 6 million are children ) people and killed 1500, but UN officials suggested the death tolls could prove to be higher. Continue reading