by Shirien D.
To all the people who keep saying that the recent Arab revolutions are Facebook or Twitter revolutions, I couldn’t disagree more. The people who are on the ground struggling and dying for their rights are the revolutionaries and the true heroes. That being said, social networking has undoubtedly changed the way we mobilize and communicate. It has helped people to spread news, engage in critical debates, and expose war crimes in dictatorship regimes with media that is otherwise controlled and censored. This is the case in Libya. Continue reading