TITLE

Egypt: The First Internet Revolt?

AUTHOR(S)
XIAOLIN ZHOU; WELLMAN, BARRY; YU, JUSTINE
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Peace Magazine;Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the social network and its significance to demonstrations in Egypt in 2011. It mentions the relevance of the online social networks to several Egyptians, wherein the technology led them to organize groups in order to promote and assert peace and democracy. In addition, it cites the integration of the online social media with social movements in the country. Moreover, the technology's contributions to political activism is also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
64290191

 

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