Debate over the use of Twitter in the French National Assembly
Are Twitter and the French National Assembly compatible? The social network has played an unexpected and important role in the French law on same-sex marriage. For the first time ever, the micro blogging site was quoted during parliamentary debate.
In this edition: it is now 100 days since Barack Obama became US president - an anniversary causing a stir on the Web. Also, the Web reacts to an online game called "Faith Fighter," which pits several religious figures against one another.
The "final offensive" of the Sri Lankan army against the Tamil Tigers is a topic of much discussion online. Also in this edition: bloggers are calling on European citizens to vote for the upcoming European election.
The rising swine flu pandemic is one of the major discussion topics on the Internet, with much practical information being provided. Also in this edition of Web News: what the Internet thinks of recent decisions regarding file-sharing.
In this edition: a widespread online debate about CIA interrogation techniques used in secret prisons. In India, actor 'Chiranjeeevi', candidate for the legislative elections, is looking like a star on the Web. And today’s highlights.