Last updated: 25 august, 2009 - 09:28 GMT

25/08/2009 - Digital Planet

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On this week's Digital Planet

Alive in Afghanistan

With accusations of electoral fraud, one website is helping Afghan citizens to report suspected vote tampering around the country. Alive in Afghanistan is the latest crowd-sourcing project that allows citizens to send in eye-witness accounts of violence, intimidation and election fraud. But with threats from both government and the Taliban warning people not to report election violence, how safe is crowd-sourcing?

Teens tackle cyberbullying

After last week's report on the rising problem of sexting - sexual content being shared over phones and online - we look at what's being done to tackle sexting and cyberbullying. Cybermentors are volunteers ages 11-25 from the UK who offer online help and counselling to anyone around the world. Digital Planet producer Michelle Martin went to visit a training workshop for teenage cybermentors.

Iranian computer games

At this year's gamescom conference, Iranian gaming companies made their first appearance. So what games were on show, and will the industry stay confined to Iran, or will they have global appeal?

Tech helps Italian Reds go green

We hear from two brothers in Umbria, Italy, who are using technology to help their vineyard become more green.

Related links:

click Alive in Afghanistan

click BBC News: Web tool oversees Afghan election

click Cybermentors: Online support for cyberbullying

click BBC Switch: Cybermentoring (video)

click BBC News: Iran tries to crack games market

click Gamescom Exhibition, Cologne

click Monte Vibiano Vineyards

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