Monday, February 14, 2011

"No Revolution ever followed a script"

The revolution in Egypt was historic not only for toppling President Hosni Mubarak after 30 years, but for revealing the awesome power social media had amassed - enough to be the instrument that inspired hundreds of thousands of people already staunchly opposed to the regime to rise up and act as one.

The protesters In Egypt were mobilized largely via the use of Facebook and Twitter, over 18 long days. 

Facebook Revolution
Mubarak toppled
Facebook Freedom Fighter

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