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In this paper, we investigate the role social media played in the egyptian revolution that erupted january 25th, 2011 it has been argued that the egyptian revolution is a social media revolution no other revolution was conducted using these tools before. Social media: a force for political change in egypt guest author: kira baiasu there has been much debate surrounding the role of social media in the 2011 egyptian revolution. Usip's sheldon himelfarb discusses the role of social media in egypt's protests, and how it compares to other recent media-connected movements everyone is talking about and tweeting about the role of social networking in the egypt crisis.
The term twitter revolution refers to a role beyond its intended function as social media where people get connected to their acquaintances and friends online. Editor's note: also see cnn radio's report on the role social media is playing in north africa's unrest (cnn)-- as in tunisia, the protest movement in egypt is taking advantage of social media to. How social media is keeping the egyptian revolution alive she is interested in the changing role of journalism, and the connection between journalism and social. For more on social media and the arab spring, see the book distant witness, by andy carvin did twitter and facebook cause the tunisian revolution and the protests in egypt not according to malcolm gladwell, since he and others have questioned the role of social media in social change. Egypt's ongoing uprising and the role of social media: is there development social media in the egyptian revolution: reconsidering resource mobilization theory.
For her research on social media and political activism leading to and during egypt's revolution (2011) abdulla's research interests include the uses and effects of new media, par. The egyptian uprisings of 2011 was established as a vastly innovative media event that conjured the nostalgia of a global audience this study discovered social media's role and its initial impact depicted over the course of the insurrection in the. Meanwhile a debate continues to rage in the blogosphere as to the exact role played by social media what role did social media play in the egyptian revolution.
Transcript of the role of social media within the egyptian revolution also known as january 25 revolution, was an uprising that demanded social justice and for president hosni mubarak and his corrupt regime to step down from the 30-year long dictatorship. One of the key elements that unites these various revolutionary movements is the impact of social media these powerful paths for connectivity have played a significant role in the destabilizing. Role of social media in business today social networks are part of the corporate profile of most of the largest companies in the world, and employ effective techniques when communicating with a customer which is a key factor. View this essay on egyptian revolution gender women social media without a doubt social media played an instrumental role in the success of the anti-government.
Role of social media networks (smn) in the egyptian revolution of 2011according to activists and experts, and studying the role of social media sites from the viewpoint of al- jazeera and cnn news channels. Social media has been a main focal point when discussing political uprising in our time it has created a new era of social activism where the powerless can finally be heard, be part of government. Social media in the egyptian revolution was a successful catalyst it facilitated and accelerated the growth of the revolution and allowed it spread to all. The role of social media one year after the egyptian revolution february 7, 2012 by mohamed osam 3,294 it has been a year since the start of jan 25 th 2011 egyptian revolution , many events took place during that past year, good and bad.