And the Egyptian uprising that sparked the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak is now dubbed the "Twitter Revolution
The Twitter revolution
now includes an unlikely user… the Taliban of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Unfortunately however, the Twitter Revolution
was not only unique but also short lived.
It is fashionable for oped writers and others to call this the Facebook or Twitter Revolution
, and the expert analysts in this book do discuss the role of the social networking media but they do not reduce events to that factor.
To call it a twitter revolution
is to undervalue the substantial issues that drive people into the streets.
Not so long ago, there was talk of a 'Twitter revolution
' when Iranians used Twitter to express their discontent with the 2009 presidential election results.
I kept that in mind in 2009, shortly before I joined National Underwriter, when the so-called "Twitter Revolution
" took place in Iran.
I didn't take to this Twitter revolution
And as to Moldova's Twitter Revolution
? It seems, "Twitter had scant internal significance in Moldova, a country where very few Twitter accounts exist."
It did not take long for the entire affair to be dubbed the "Twitter revolution
Hope tomorrow things'll get better." The messages are dubbed the Twitter Revolution
On the other end of the election spectrum was the uprising in Iran over the controversial results and the "Twitter Revolution
." The social networking site played a major role in the organization of demonstrations.