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[PRESS RELEASE] Media Social Popularity of Indonesia’s New Ministers

Wed, 30 Oct 2019

Yogyakarta, October 29th 2019 – After the announcement of the new ministers of cabinet ‘Indonesia Maju’, Center for Digital Society (CfDS) held a press conference at FISIPOL UGM BC 201. By using social media analysis that focuses on Twitter, Instagram and Google Trends, Paska Darma... Read More

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Facebook’s Foray into the World of Cryptocurrency: Exciting or Worrisome?

Mon, 28 Oct 2019

"Crypto" and "blockchain" are some of the buzzwords which the social media giant, Facebook, used to describe its newest technological innovation in the era of digital transactions. The name 'Libra,' an ode to the ancient Roman unit of mass, is given to Facebook's ... Read More

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[PRESS RELEASE] Social Media: Connecting or Disconnecting People | Difussion #16

Wed, 25 Sep 2019

Yogyakarta, 24th September 2019 - In this digital era, the use of social media is affecting various aspects of our daily life. With the large number of users, social media can be used as a means of sharing information, entertainment, and communication with our colleagues. But in its use, it turns ou... Read More

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Has Twitter Been Effective as a Platform for the United States to Conduct Digital Diplomacy?

Sun, 18 Aug 2019

Indeed, actions might speak louder than words; however, the fact is, Twitter has managed to invalidate this proverb. Words alone could be influential in enhancing one’s popularity and shaping public perception, and it has been proven by Twitter that seems to have commonly been leveraged by man... Read More

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Absher: The Controversial App

Sat, 10 Aug 2019

Absher is an internet-based service available in smartphone application and website which allows citizens of and residents in Saudi Arabia to use a variety of governmental services. The main aim of Absher is to simplify processes the citizens used to take when requesting official service. Absher pro... Read More

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How The Social Media Buzzer Industry Will Stop Thriving

Sat, 10 Aug 2019

Since social media became the preeminent space for political discourse, the social media buzzer industry grew its role to be an indispensable variable in winning the political contestation on the internet. The trend indicates that the number of conversations about political candidates and issues in ... Read More