Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Egypt: when and when not to tweet

This is a follow-up to the previous post.

Worth noting that in the weeks prior to the commencement of street demonstrations beginning on 25 January 2011 in Cairo and other Egyptian cities, people were requested NOT to use facebook or twitter for organizing. Both networks were being monitored by the state security services, organizations which had a long history of defending the state and not the people.

Things have changed. These days, the security services are too busy shredding, burning and burying documents: economist

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