Posts Tagged ‘ facebook ’

What happened when Maidan Monitoring was under DDoS attacks

Jan 14th, 2014 | By

Kharkiv – As reported by the Executive Director of Maidan Monitoring, via social media, the Maidan Monitoring site has been under Distributed Denial of Service during the last 24-48 hours. As someone involved in currating the English language part of that site, I have not been able to successfully log on and given the events…


Social networks and social media in Ukrainian “Euromaidan” protests

Jan 3rd, 2014 | By

By Olga Onuch January 2 at 3:10 pm Joshua Tucker: One of the biggest stories of 2013 was the continued rise of social media usage worldwide. The end of the year also saw the emergence of unexpected protests in Ukraine, which we covered here at The Monkey Cage. In the following guest post, Oxford University…


Facebook shuts down account of opposition civil journalist

Jun 3rd, 2011 | By
Publication in "Ukrainska Pravda" that triggered the threats

June 1st Maidan.org.ua started receiving inquiries about the disappearance of Mykola Sukhomlyn’s Facebook account. Ukrainian Facebook users were already familiar with Mykola’s ubiquitous jokes about Ukrainian politicians, so they were disappointed when his profile went down. We hoped that these were technical glitches. But this turned out to be not the case.