Effect of Social Tools on Recent Uprising in the Region<br />Tarek Amr<br />@gr33ndata<br />
News SourceImmediate Effect<br />Cases:<br />Police Brutality (YouTube, Mobile Phones)<br />World Cup Qualification, Egypt...
Alternative Social Circles Ongoing Effect<br />On Twitter and Facebook<br />New Role Models: Activists are now my friends ...
Internet RevolutionWe’re living in the Information Age<br />A revolution scheduled using a Facebook Event!<br />The spark ...
Internet RevolutionAre you sure?<br />Internet Revolution without Internet and Mobiles<br />Youth Revolution? No?<br />Gov...
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Effect of Social Tools on Recent Uprising in the Region. Internet and Youth Revolutions in Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, Bahrain, etc

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Social Tools and Middle East Uprising

  1. 1. Effect of Social Tools on Recent Uprising in the Region<br />Tarek Amr<br />@gr33ndata<br />
  2. 2. News SourceImmediate Effect<br />Cases:<br />Police Brutality (YouTube, Mobile Phones)<br />World Cup Qualification, Egypt vs. Algeria (TV, Blogs)<br />Notes:<br />New Media’s effect on Old Media (and vice versa)<br />Illiteracy: YouTube vs. Blogs<br /> Not only internet: Mobile Phone + Bluetooth<br />
  3. 3. Alternative Social Circles Ongoing Effect<br />On Twitter and Facebook<br />New Role Models: Activists are now my friends (virtual ones?)<br />Discussions for ideologies and values<br />Physical location, not any more (Tunisia next door)<br />
  4. 4. Internet RevolutionWe’re living in the Information Age<br />A revolution scheduled using a Facebook Event!<br />The spark started on groups like “We Are All Khaled Said” and “6 April”<br />6th of April was an earlier trial:<br />Civil Disobedience<br />Tunisian Experience: Coca Cola & Spray<br />
  5. 5. Internet RevolutionAre you sure?<br />Internet Revolution without Internet and Mobiles<br />Youth Revolution? No?<br />Government Propaganda on Facebook. #Fail<br />

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