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My presentation in Networked Revolts session held in Athens, Greece, May 2011. The session was discussing the uprisings spreading across North Africa and the Middle East and its relation to Social ...

My presentation in Networked Revolts session held in Athens, Greece, May 2011. The session was discussing the uprisings spreading across North Africa and the Middle East and its relation to Social Media. It was organisers by the Greek newspapers Konteiner and Re-public.
http://www.re-public.gr/en/?p=4218#more-4218

And finally this is a video for the presentation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5_0qdNPY6A

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    Networked Revolts - Egypt Networked Revolts - Egypt Presentation Transcript

    • Networked Revolts
      Tarek Amr
      @gr33ndata
    • News SourceImmediate Effect
      Cases:
      Police Brutality (YouTube, Mobile Phones)
      World Cup Qualification, Egypt vs. Algeria (TV, Blogs)
      Notes:
      New Media’s effect on Old Media (and vice versa)
      Illiteracy: YouTube vs. Blogs
      Not only internet: Mobile Phone + Bluetooth
    • Alternative Social Circles Ongoing Effect
      On Twitter and Facebook
      New Role Models: Activists are now my friends (virtual ones?)
      Discussions for ideologies and values
      Physical location, not any more (Tunisia next door)
    • Internet RevolutionWe’re living in the Information Age
      A revolution scheduled using a Facebook Event!
      The spark started on groups like “We Are All Khaled Said” and “6 April Movement”
      6th of April an earlier trial:
      Civil Disobedience (2008)
      Tunisian Experience: Coca Cola & Spray
    • Internet RevolutionAre you sure?
      Internet Revolution without Internet and Mobiles
      Youth Revolution? No?
      Government Propaganda on Facebook. #Fail
    • Right After the Revolution
      Online
      Offline
    • ConclusionInternet is just the spark
      From Internet to Protests, banners, chants, Graffiti … “Oh our beloved ones, join us”
      Malcolm Gladwell’s Law of the Few
      Mavens, Connectors and Salesmen