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Tweets and the Streets: Social Media and Contemporary Activism

@inproceedings{Gerbaudo2012TweetsAT,
  title={Tweets and the Streets: Social Media and Contemporary Activism},
  author={P. Gerbaudo},
  year={2012}
}
Tweets and the Streets analyses the culture of the new protest movements of the 21st century. From the Arab Spring to the "indignados" protests in Spain and the Occupy movement, Paolo Gerbaudo examines the relationship between the rise of social media and the emergence of new forms of protest. Gerbaudo argues that activists' use of Twitter and Facebook does not fit with the image of a "cyberspace" detached from physical reality. Instead, social media is used as part of a project of re… Expand
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