The revolution will be Tweeted, Facebooked, Reddit-ed, Vined and Instagrammed

Reddit has a live feed about Ferguson maintained round the clock

From the recent Twitterstorms surrounding events in Ferguson, Missouri, and the killing of US journalist James Foley in Syria, to the Israel-Palestine conflict, political activism and protest is now all about getting the message out using social media.Its importance as a political tool on the streets was first noticed during the Arab Spring in 2011, when Twitter and Facebook were used by protesters in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya to respond to real-time events on the ground. Now it’s used by all kinds of people in all kinds of scenarios; all you need is a smartphone.


via The protester’s guide to social media | TechRadar.


 

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