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13 January 2012

Daily archive · 3 posts

Stories from 13 January 2012

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Russia: Social Networks Mobilise Society

RuNet Echo

Facebook, the possibility to calculate numbers of protest participants, slogans from the Internet, a wide variety of gadgets - these are four new important factors in the analysis of demonstrations...

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Kenya, Somalia: Twitter War – Kenyan Army Versus Al Shabaab

Kenya's military incursion into Somalia against the militant group Al Shabaab dubbed “Operation Linda Nchi” (Swahili for “Operation Defend the Country”) has found a new battleground: Twitter.

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Occupy Nigeria: From Cyberspace to Face-to-Face

Occupy Nigeria is a national protest in Nigeria which started as a response to the fuel subsidy removal by the federal governmnet. The protest has been fueled by the democratization...

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