Facebook and Egypt’s revolution

Egyptian activist Wael Ghonim thanks Facebook: I want to meet Mark Zuckerberg one day and thank him […] I’m talking on behalf of Egypt. […] This revolution started online. This revolution started on Facebook. This revolution started […] in June 2010 when hundreds of thousands of Egyptians started collaborating content. We would post a video on Facebook that would be shared by 60,000 people on their walls within a few hours. I’ve always said that if you want to liberate a society just give them the Internet. […]

Screenshot: Sociological Imagination archive 2011

Screenshot: Sociological Imagination archive 2011

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