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Social Networking's Impact
  on the Iranian Protest
        Movement
        Myth & Reality
Citizen Media: Dynamic Even before
CNN's discovery of it
              Sites & blogs have been vital tools for
           ...
You Tube

 You Tube used to:

 Immortalize scandals such as sexual
 harassment in universities, the corruption
 of ayatoll...
Presidential Election, FaceBook, &
Twitter
FaceBook, Twitter, YouTube got unblocked a few
months before June 12th presiden...
Social Networking Power after
Election
More journalists jailed, more journals shutdown,
Citizen media ( Twitter, FaceBook,...
Neda Phenomenon

Protest movement finds a face
Twitter Mania and Western Media

 Tweeting the revolution
 Iranian Youth Tweet Up a Revolution
 The tweeted revolution: ho...
What can go wrong with Twitter

Twitter does not organize demonstrations

Tweets can misinform people

Misunderstanding th...
Beyond Reformist Movement

Khayban: Underground Internet Journal
Hamid Tehrani, Ars Electronica, Social Networking and Protest Movement in Iran
Hamid Tehrani, Ars Electronica, Social Networking and Protest Movement in Iran
Hamid Tehrani, Ars Electronica, Social Networking and Protest Movement in Iran
Hamid Tehrani, Ars Electronica, Social Networking and Protest Movement in Iran
Hamid Tehrani, Ars Electronica, Social Networking and Protest Movement in Iran
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Hamid Tehrani, Ars Electronica, Social Networking and Protest Movement in Iran

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Ars Electronica , Linz, 2009:Social networking's impact on Iranian protest movement has been discussed: Myth and Reality.

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Hamid Tehrani, Ars Electronica, Social Networking and Protest Movement in Iran

  1. 1. Social Networking's Impact on the Iranian Protest Movement Myth & Reality
  2. 2. Citizen Media: Dynamic Even before CNN's discovery of it Sites & blogs have been vital tools for activists Blogs are used to: Communicate: Women's rights activists, student groups, politicians Organize: Bus strike, enviromental demonstrations
  3. 3. You Tube You Tube used to: Immortalize scandals such as sexual harassment in universities, the corruption of ayatollahs
  4. 4. Presidential Election, FaceBook, & Twitter FaceBook, Twitter, YouTube got unblocked a few months before June 12th presidential election.
  5. 5. Social Networking Power after Election More journalists jailed, more journals shutdown, Citizen media ( Twitter, FaceBook, You Tube...): Acts as main Information platform for protesters and opposition Creates a bridge between inside Iran and outside country
  6. 6. Neda Phenomenon Protest movement finds a face
  7. 7. Twitter Mania and Western Media Tweeting the revolution Iranian Youth Tweet Up a Revolution The tweeted revolution: how social media cannot be silenced A Nobel Peace Prize for Twitter?
  8. 8. What can go wrong with Twitter Twitter does not organize demonstrations Tweets can misinform people Misunderstanding the sender Activism and agendas
  9. 9. Beyond Reformist Movement Khayban: Underground Internet Journal

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