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How Twitter serves (or not) social & political changes
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Wallflowers at the Revolution by Frank Rich

Wallflowers at the Revolution by Frank Rich | Twit4D | Scoop.it
A month ago most Americans could not have picked Hosni Mubarak out of a police lineup. American foreign policy, even in Afghanistan, was all but invisible throughout the 2010 election season. Foreign aid is the only federal budget line that a clear-cut majority of Americans says should be cut.
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EA WorldView - Archives: February 2010 - Venezuela: Twitter Revolution's Next Stop?

EA WorldView - Archives: February 2010 - Venezuela: Twitter Revolution's Next Stop? | Twit4D | Scoop.it
First, it was watching retweets of news from Iran in Spanish. Then I slowly started seeing "hashtags" for both Iran and Venezuela in the same tweet. Finally, I saw the Twitter account of a collective. Reading the profile helped me grasp the enormity of what I was witnessing: a student movement like Iran’s is relying on the Internet to inform people of what is happening inside Venezuela.
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