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Turkey Continues War On Social Media

Turkey Continues War On Social Media

By Toni Matthews-El March 30, 2014

After a court order forced the ban on Twitter to be lifted, I knew it was only a matter of time before Turkish officials shifted their attention to a different form of social media. I had guessed Instagram, but then …

Twitter Banned in Turkey; Twitter Explodes Twitter Banned in Turkey; Twitter Explodes

The Washington Post reports today that Turkey Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has banned Twitter in his country. Yeah. Good luck with that. The rationale behind his obtaining a court order to block Twitter access in his country seems to …

Fans have mixed feelings about NBA return Fans have mixed feelings about NBA return

Sasha Vujacic, a Slovenian professional basketball player, will return to Los Angeles under a 10-day contract with the Clippers. Vujacic played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 2004 to 2010. In an interview on Monday prior to suffering a painful …

White House Turkey Duel Shocks the Internet White House Turkey Duel Shocks the Internet

In a move that might have caused more complaints than the ObamaCare website, the White House announced a competition between two turkeys for the title of National Thanksgiving Turkey. This doesn’t sound bad until you remember that the National Thanksgiving …

Thanksgiving Recipe Last Minute Search Thanksgiving Recipe Last Minute Search

The time to give thanks is swiftly approaching, and with it, the frenzy that comes when you realize you have 6 DAYS to get ready! I know I am starting to feel the heat. Whether you are looking for traditional …

Turkey Fryer Remains Popular, and Dangerous Turkey Fryer Remains Popular, and Dangerous

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More men are taking on the crown jewel of the Thanksgiving meal, the turkey. That means fewer turkeys will be roasting this year and more will be grilled or fried, and turkey producers, as well as grill and fryer companies, …

4,000 Year Old Preserved Human Brain Found in Turkey 4,000 Year Old Preserved Human Brain Found in Turkey

Archaeologists in western Turkey have uncovered a 4,000-year-old human brain, preserved inside its skull. The brain, one of the oldest ever found, was dug up in Seyitömer Höyük, a Bronze Age settlement 25 kilometers northwest of Kutahya, as the crow …

Intel report confirms regime directed 21 Aug attacks Intel report confirms regime directed 21 Aug attacks

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Recognizing the number of casualties is a moving target, at least 426 children are among the 1,429 people killed in last week’s chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The UN estimates 70,000+ have been killed during the two year conflict as …

Turkish Officials Accuse Bird of Spying for Israel Turkish Officials Accuse Bird of Spying for Israel

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Israelis are getting a huge laugh from a story out of Turkey that read like a scene from a Sacha Baron Cohen film. Apparently Turkish officials have caught and “detained” a bird that they suspect of spying for Israel’s Mossad …

Facebook: We're Not Aiding the Turkish Government Facebook: We're Not Aiding the Turkish Government

Facebook wants to make it clear that they are not handing over user data to the Turkish government, even if some reports may suggests otherwise. Not only that but Facebook says that they intend to “communicate strong concerns” to Turkish …

Lipstick Ban For Flight Attendants

A lipstick ban for Turkish flight attendants has been lifted after a public backlash ensued. Turkish Airlines says that several low-level managers put together a document saying that red and pink lipstick and nail polish would be banned for all …

Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle Barış Manço Honored With Google Doodle

Google is running a doodle for Barış Manço (sometimes spelled Baris Mancho) on its home page in Turkey today. The Turkish rock singer/songwriter, who also became a television producer, was born on this day in 1943. While we don’t get …

56 More Countries Get iTunes Store 56 More Countries Get iTunes Store

Apple announced today that it has launched the iTunes Store in 56 new countries, including Russia, Turkey, India, and South Africa. It is now available in a total of 119 countries. “The iTunes Store features local artists including Elka in …

Obama Pardons Cobbler the Turkey After Facebook Vote

For the first time ever, the White House enlisted Facebook to help President Obama make one of the most important decisions he could ever make as Commander in Chief and leader of the free world: Which turkey he should officially …

The White House Enlists Facebook to Talk Turkey
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Pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey – it’s as American as football, overeating, and familial bickering. Though some stories attribute the first Turkey pardon to President Lincoln, George H.W. Bush was the first to give one an “official” presidential pardon. This year, …

Turkey Reinforces Border Ahead of Geneva Conference

Turkey reinforces its borders only days before the scheduled conference of world leaders in Geneva this weekend. As death and destruction in Syria mounts, the country fears they will be forced to retaliate should violence in the area make its …

Thanksgiving Google Doodle Is All About Turkey Customization Thanksgiving Google Doodle Is All About Turkey Customization
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Today, in honor of the week of Thanksgiving, Google has unveiled a pretty cool Doodle that features a customizable Turkey. A rather goofy looking Turkey, mind you. Users can change the shape and colors of the feathers, the type of …