Role of social networks in egypt revolution of 2011
Role of Social Networks in EgyptRevolution of 2011Prepared by: Aryan Hella
Social NetworksSocial networks are digitaltools for onlinecommunication andinteraction.•Face book•Twitter•You tube•LinkedIn•My space
Social Networks and Politics• Become part of political culture• campaigning, finding supporters& interactingwith supporters• sharing any political event with details• A tool for lunching revolutions
Egypt• South African country• Hussein Mubarak regime with 30 years old• People had access to technology• Computer price: cheap• government provide high Internet access high
Reasons of the Egypt Revolution• Poverty• Corruption• Unemployment• Khalid said death• Inequality• High prices
Social Network contribution• Speed and interactivity• Unity• Providing minute byminute updates• International society• organization
Social Networks role in EgyptRevolution• “started on 25 January 2011and ended with PresidentHosni Mubarak’s resignationon February 11, 2011, thusending his 30 year oldregime in 18 days” (Chebib& Sohail).• According to a Cairo activist,“We use Face book toschedule the protests,Twitter to coordinate, andYouTube to tell the world"
Social Network Pages• We are all Khalid Said• January 25• Elbradei for presidencyTunisian revolution: word ofencouragement Detailed instruction
conclusion• Citizens: Main Factor• Social networks: facilitator for organizationand cooperation of revolution• Face book, Twitter, and You Tube were themost useful websites
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