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 Post subject: Can't stop the signal - Twitter and Iran Elections
PostPosted: Tue Jun 16, 2009 1:17 am 

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Isn't it amazing how the Iranian government has shut down websites, cell service, broadcast networks, censored the news outlets and they Can't Stop the Signal?

I think Mr. Universe lives on!


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 Post subject: Re: Can't stop the signal - Twitter and Iran Elections
PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:47 am 
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jenna wrote:
Isn't it amazing how the Iranian government has shut down websites, cell service, broadcast networks, censored the news outlets and they Can't Stop the Signal?

I think Mr. Universe lives on!


Judging from everything I've read and seen, both online and TV, Twitter is now the most important place on the web! :shock:


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 Post subject: Re: Can't stop the signal - Twitter and Iran Elections
PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:45 am 
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Rusty wrote:
Judging from everything I've read and seen, both online and TV, Twitter is now the most important place on the web! :shock:


That's what I was thinking too. I certainly use it quite a bit. And it seems to be helpful when orchestrating a massive uprising. But there's this article about how Twitter isn't nearly as significant as folks imagine. ??????

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8089508.stm


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 Post subject: Re: Can't stop the signal - Twitter and Iran Elections
PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:55 am 
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Of course, that study was done before the current situation in Iran.


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