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Social Media and the Mubarak Regime

The Tufekci and Wilson article found that the Internet, cell phones, and social media contributed to lowering the costs of initiating and organizing collective action to bring down Mubarak’s authoritarian regime.  Through these forms of communication Egyptian protesters were able … Continue reading

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Week 13 Question

The articles by Zhou, et al. and Kinsman both describe uprisings, especially in the Middle East. Additionally, both articles discuss the potential impact of these technologies. In each case, the importance of these social technologies in causing or advancing the … Continue reading

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