Egyptians Using Social Media to Bring Awareness of Police Brutality

This entry is part of 2 in the series Social Media Case Studies

Source: Egypt Social Media Cafe

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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