Iceland is crowdsourcing its new constitution

June 16th, 2011

After the huge impact of the financial crisis on its banking system and government, Iceland is writing a new Constitution through crowdsourcing. Citizens can share their ideas on a dedicated website and the major social networks as to what the new document should contain.
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USA: Virginia may ban social networks contacts between teachers and students

January 10th, 2011

The Virginia Board of Education is considering its first statewide guidelines for the prevention of sexual misconduct in public schools in response to recent abuse cases, such as the one involving former Manassas teacher Kevin Ricks, officials said.
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UK: Police to get Facebook training

November 2nd, 2010

The National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) is launching training sessions on how to gather evidence from mobile phones and computers and track suspects via social media, including Facebook and Twitter, v3.co.uk reported.

3500 students take the Initial Crime Investigators Development
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The social network: an attempt to grasp the mind behind Facebook

September 14th, 2010

“The Social Network” is a movie about the creation of Facebook, the biggest and the most successful social network worldwide. It has not been released yet, but we know the aim of the movie: try to picture how the young mind of Mark Zuckerberg has been able to create such an influent network.
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