Facebook Stats<br />
Spread of Technology<br />
Twitter Stats<br />
Online News<br />
U.S. Political Example<br />
Social Media & Crisis<br />
Revolution 2.0<br />
<ul><li>Fruit vendor humiliated by police
Protests recorded by mobile phones & posted to Internet
Videos & photos shared via Facebook, Twitter
Eventually broadcast by</li></ul> Al Jazeera<br />
Domino Effect<br />
Egyptian Rebellion<br />
“We are all Khaled Said”<br />Egyptian Rebellion<br />It all began with a Facebook page….<br /><ul><li>28 yr old Khaled Sa...
Supposedly because he had evidence of police corruption
Within 5 days, FB page created and shared story with photos and YouTube videos
130,000 fans by mid-June</li></li></ul><li>Egyptian Rebellion<br />
Egyptian Rebellion<br />
Egyptian Rebellion<br />
Internet Blackout<br />
Technology & Revolution<br />
#Egypt<br />#Jan25<br />#Tunisia<br />#Libya<br />
<ul><li>Despite media blackout and blockage of social media sites, Libyans still able to get videos/images out to the rest...
9,500+ videos tagged “Libya” uploaded since start of uprising
Power of the Internet and citizen journalism as a tool for spreading awareness and helping to achieve massive political go...
Social Media & Liberation<br />
Nations Facing Unrest<br />
http://blogs.aljazeera.net/twitter-dashboard<br />
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A look at how people in the Middle East are using social media to organize and spread the seeds of revolution.

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  4. 4. Facebook Stats<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6. Spread of Technology<br />
  7. 7.
  8. 8. Twitter Stats<br />
  9. 9. Online News<br />
  10. 10. U.S. Political Example<br />
  11. 11. Social Media & Crisis<br />
  12. 12. Revolution 2.0<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14. <ul><li>Fruit vendor humiliated by police
  15. 15. Protests recorded by mobile phones & posted to Internet
  16. 16. Videos & photos shared via Facebook, Twitter
  17. 17. Eventually broadcast by</li></ul> Al Jazeera<br />
  18. 18. Domino Effect<br />
  19. 19. Egyptian Rebellion<br />
  20. 20. “We are all Khaled Said”<br />Egyptian Rebellion<br />It all began with a Facebook page….<br /><ul><li>28 yr old Khaled Said beaten to death by two plainclothes Egyptian police officers in June ‘10
  21. 21. Supposedly because he had evidence of police corruption
  22. 22. Within 5 days, FB page created and shared story with photos and YouTube videos
  23. 23. 130,000 fans by mid-June</li></li></ul><li>Egyptian Rebellion<br />
  24. 24. Egyptian Rebellion<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26. Egyptian Rebellion<br />
  27. 27. Internet Blackout<br />
  28. 28. Technology & Revolution<br />
  29. 29. #Egypt<br />#Jan25<br />#Tunisia<br />#Libya<br />
  30. 30.
  31. 31.
  32. 32. <ul><li>Despite media blackout and blockage of social media sites, Libyans still able to get videos/images out to the rest of the world
  33. 33. 9,500+ videos tagged “Libya” uploaded since start of uprising
  34. 34. Power of the Internet and citizen journalism as a tool for spreading awareness and helping to achieve massive political goals.</li></li></ul><li>
  35. 35. Social Media & Liberation<br />
  36. 36. Nations Facing Unrest<br />
  37. 37. http://blogs.aljazeera.net/twitter-dashboard<br />
  38. 38. Business & Revolution?<br />
  39. 39. Final Thoughts<br />SM is combating the most powerful weapon of oppression: control of misinformation<br />Sure, people protested and brought down governments long before the Internet and social media…but not with the speed, organization, and reach of today<br />
  40. 40. Jillian C. York, Project Coordinator for the OpenNet Initiative of the Berkman Center for the Internet and Society at Harvard University.<br />“El Shaheeed”, the “We are all Khaled Said” FB page administrator <br />
  41. 41. How Cell Phones, Twitter, Facebook Can Make History<br />
  42. 42. Are You Part of The Revolution?<br />
  43. 43. Sources<br />http://adage.com/article/bob-garfield/egyptian-activists-understood-key-social-media/148988/<br />http://www.cnn.com/2011/TECH/innovation/02/21/egypt.internet.revolution/index.html#<br />http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/06/world/middleeast/06face.html?_r=1<br />http://mashable.com/2011/01/27/egypt-protests/#8329Tweets-on-the-Egyptian-Internet-Blackout<br />http://www.openforum.com/idea-hub/topics/technology/article/are-social-media-relationships-frail-and-fleeting-john-jantsch?cid=em-smartbrief<br />http://www.tednguyenusa.com/the-next-egypt-in-social-media-revolution-2-0/<br />http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/02/26/mideast.africa.unrest/index.html#<br />http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704900004576151632161951462.html<br />http://www.psfk.com/2011/03/tweeting-the-revolution.html#<br />http://online.wsj.com/video/facebook-and-twitter-are-changing-the-middle-east/E0BAA515-5056-4F4A-AC5E-C684BADE46CA.html<br />
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