Egyptians Using Social Media to Bring Awareness of Police Brutality

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Source: Egypt Social Media Cafe http://egysmcafe.wordpress.com/

Egypt leads the Arab world in its use of blogs, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites to create awareness and effect social change. NPR reported on this:

Egypt’s social media movement is the oldest and largest in the Arab world, with thousands of bloggers online. The movement is a model in a region where young people are the majority. Technology is drastically changing their lives. Smart phones and Internet cafes are widely available. Some 15 million Egyptians are Web users.

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