Arab world is networking down the revolution road

Recent unrest in north Africa represents the beginnings of an Arab revolution - aided by ubiquitous social media - and it will not stop until the remnants of the past are blown away for good

5th February, 2011
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Recent unrest in north Africa represents the beginnings of an Arab revolution - aided by ubiquitous social media - and it will not stop until the remnants of the past are blown away for good

It is remarkable how social media have become the unlikely crucible of revolution in totalitarian societies.

The current wave of protests across north Africa is indebted largely to the organisational and communicative powers - and resourcefulness - of Facebook, Twitter,...

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