Social Media and Arab Political Uprisings

Participants spoke about the role social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter played in the spring uprisings across North Africa and… read more

Participants spoke about the role social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter played in the spring uprisings across North Africa and the Middle East. They talked about using social media for political organizing, the use of social media by foreign governments to monitor citizens, privacy concerns, and social media as an economic tool. They responded to questions from the audience. close

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299997-2
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 11, 2011
Last Aired:
Jun 14, 2011

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  • Jun 11, 2011 | 10:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 12, 2011 | 1:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 13, 2011 | 5:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 14, 2011 | 5:41am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 14, 2011 | 1:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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