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Twitter and Social movements

  1. Twitter 201: Twitter & Social MovementsWashington University in St. Louis Libraries, April 26, 2012Jaleh Fazelian &Makiba Foster
  2. Twitter and Social Movements• Twitter Lingo• History• Being mobile• Censorship• Using #hashtags• Power of the RT• Questions
  3. Twitter Lingo• ReTweeting• Hashtag
  4. #IranElectionGreen Protest / Javad Saharban/ CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
  5. #IranElection
  6. A Match Made in HeavenTwitter for Android / yum9me / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Twitter Meeting @ Lowlands / Anne Helmond / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
  7. What do these countries have in common?• China – Full Twitter Ban• Britain – Riots in 2011• Iran – #IranElection• Egypt – #Jan25• South Korea – North Korean Twitter Account
  8. CensorshipTwitter Pack / Carrot Creative / CC BY 2.0
  9. Sina Weibo
  10. Harnessing the Power of Twitter with # Hashtags #Photo Credit: Christopher Lazo
  11. Variations of #
  12. #SocialMovements on Twitter• Community• Awareness• Organization
  13. Revolution & ReTweets (RT)# × RT = Trending Topic
  14. Twitter Year In Review Hashtags of 2011 Most ReTweeted 2010 • #egypt • #tigerblood1. Gulf Oil Spill • #threewordstoliveby2. Haiti Earthquake • #idontunderstandwhy3. Pakistan Floods • #japan4. Koreas Conflict • #improudtosay • #superbowl5. Chilean Miners Rescue • #jan256. Chavez Tas Ponchao Trending World News 20117. Wikileaks Cablegate • Mubarak’s resignation8. Hurricane Earl • Raid on Osama bin Laden9. Prince Williams Engagement • Japanese earthquake and Fukushima nuclear disaster10. World Aids Day • Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords • Gaddafi’s death • Swine Flu outbreak
  15. Questions / Tim OBrien / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
  16. Works Cited• Al-Rasheed, Madawi. “Sectarianism as Counter-Revolution: Saudi Arabian Responses to the Arab Spring.” Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, v. 11, no. 3, 2011.• Ding, Ling. “Micro-blogging in network society.” Journal of Digital and Research Publishing. http://6pmjournal.blogspot.com/2011/02/micro-blogging-in-network-society.html Accessed 3/30/2012.• Furman, Henry “The Hashtag: A Case Study”. http://wirescrossedblog.tumblr.com/post/15567326293/the- hashtag-acasestudy Accessed April 10, 2012• Golkar, Saeid. “Liberation or Suppression Technologies? The Internet, the Green Movement, and the Regime in Iran.” International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Society, v. 9, no. 1, 2011.• Key Global Telecom Indicators for the World Telecommunication Service Sector in 2011 (http://mobithinking.com/mobile-marketing-tools/latest-mobile-stats#subscribers). Accessed April 10, 2012.• Mobile Statistics, Stats and Facts 2011. (http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/2011-mobile-statistics-stats- facts-marketing-infographic/). Accessed April 10, 2012.• Parr, Ben. “Mindblowing #IranElection stats: 221,744 Tweets per Hour at Peak.” Mashable. http://mashable.com/2009/06/17/iranelection-crisis-numbers/ Accessed April 19, 2012.• Starbird, Kate K. "(how) Will the Revolution be Retweeted? Information Diffusion and the 2011 Egyptian Uprising.” Proceedings of the ACM 2012 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work - CSCW 12. http://www.cs.colorado.edu/~palen/StarbirdPalen_RevolutionRetweeted.pdf Accessed April 23, 2012• Wasserman, Todd. “The Architect of #OccupyWallStreet Praises the Power of ‘Magical Hashtags’.” Mashable. http://mashable.com/2011/10/27/occupy-wall-street-adbusters/. Accessed April 10, 2012
  17. Contact• Jaleh Fazelian – @jalehf – jfazelia@wustl.edu• Makiba Foster – @makibaj – mfoster@wustl.edu• http://libguides.wustl.edu/twitter201• @WUSTLlibraries

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