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Social Media and the Arab Spring Zeynep Tufekci ITW by Marco Werman

Social Media and the Arab Spring  Zeynep Tufekci ITW by Marco Werman | Twit4D | Scoop.it
On December 17, 2010, a young unemployed man set himself on fire in Tunisia.

Mohammed Bouazizi took that desperate step in protest, after officials had blocked his attempts to make a living selling fruit on the street.

His self-immolation sparked a wave of anti-government protests, first in Tunisia, then all across the Middle East.

And technology and social media have played key roles in many of the pro-democracy movements of the Arab Spring. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Zeynep Tufekci, a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society.

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Symposium: “Revolution 2.0? The Role of the Internet in the Uprisings from Tahrir Square and Beyond”

Symposium: “Revolution 2.0? The Role of the Internet in the Uprisings from Tahrir Square and Beyond” | Twit4D | Scoop.it
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