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Twitter Revolutions? Addressing Social Media and Dissent
Recent events in Iran, Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, and Yemen—and in other locations such as Moldova, Georgia, Palestine, and China—have stimulated a great deal of discussion on the use(s) of social medi...
Discourses of Technology and Liberation: State Aid to Net Activists in an Era of “Twitter Revolutions”
Although the use of social media for the purposes of protest organization and dissent in Iran, Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya was widely reported by bloggers, journalists, and academics, these reportsExpand
Concentration of ownership, the fall of unions and government legislation in Turkey
As a subject of academic research, Turkey has found itself caught in an intellectual and theoretical `no-man's land' located somewhere between south-eastern Europe and the Middle East. This articleExpand
@Sweden: Curating a Nation on Twitter
On December 10, 2011, the first tweet was sent out from the @Sweden Twitter account, a nation-branding project financed by the Swedish government through the Swedish Institute and VisitSweden.Expand
Wave-Riding and Hashtag-Jumping: Twitter, Minority ‘Third Parties’ and the 2012 US Elections
With the description of the 2012 election as the “most tweeted’ political event in US history in mind, considering the relative media invisibility of so-called “third party’ presidential candidatesExpand
Political documentary, online organization and activist synergies
Abstract In this article, and combining information obtained via interviews and analysis of data from company websites, I will examine the work of documentary film-maker Robert Greenwald's Brave NewExpand
Assemblage, adaptation and apps: Smartphones and mobile gaming
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Three apps linked to the enormously popular World of Warcraft game are discussed, and the ways in which these applications both reshape how the authors might think about and use technology, and how smartphones and mobile applications also reconfigure social, technological, and generic relations are discussed. Expand
The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics
Introduction Axel Bruns, Gunn Enli, Eli Skogerbo, Anders Olof Larsson, and Christian Christensen PART I: THEORIES OF SOCIAL MEDIA AND POLITICS * Politics in the Age of Hybrid Media: Power, Systems,Expand
WAVE-RIDING AND HASHTAG-JUMPING
With the description of the 2012 election as the ‘most tweeted’ political event in US history in mind, considering the relative media invisibility of the so-called ‘third-party’ presidentialExpand
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