Culture jamming

World Cup: Pussy Riot Protesters Charged over Pitch Demonstration

BBC - Russian authorities have charged four members of the punk activist group Pussy Riot for disrupting the World Cup final by running onto the pitch.

They are accused of violating the rules for spectators at sporting events and of wearing police uniforms illegally.

The two offences carry maximum fines of 10,000 roubles (£121; $161) and 1,500 roubles, respectively.

France Beats Croatia to Win Second FIFA World Cup Title

MOSCOW — Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are.

Nothing, not a Pussy Riot protest nor a postgame downpour that soaked Russian President Vladimir Putin, was going to stop the party.

Turkish opposition İYİ Party 'trolls' ruling AKP with Google ads

The opposition İYİ (Good) Party, which is set to race in the upcoming June 24 elections, has started a Google ads campaign for a number of keywords to target the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), which has been dubbed by some social media users as "clever trolling."

The real power of social media

Sometimes it is best to follow global news to understand the real workings of any phenomenon. Social media is a strong tool in Turkey, but it is mostly used for negative effects.  Aside from animal rights activists who are very organized in Turkey, no one seems to create a positive change because everything is very political and all the political parties use trolls very effectively. 

Internet trolls are harmful for Turkey

According to Wikipedia: "In Internet slang, a troll (/ˈtroʊl/, /ˈtrɒl/) is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal, on-topi