In the digital age prodemocracy movements are different from those in the "1989" era in Soviet Russia and China as they are increasingly protests arising within the global surveillance global system spawning new forms of cyberactivism
and civil disobedience, championed by the new cyber-dissidents like Edward Snowden and Julian Lassange adopting a human rights approach to global freedoms in the digital world.
successful example of cyberactivism
. Facebook became a tremendous
In the first two chapters, the authors set the conceptual foundation of the monograph and explore the literature on the potential democratizing effect of the internet with a special focus on political blogging and cyberactivism
, in particular, in Egypt.
The book contains essays on cyberactivism
on the Net of indigenous peoples from Ghana, Burundi, Palestine, and Iraq.
The Zapatista case illustrates the origin of ideological cyberactivism
that allowed for the first time rebels challenging the authority in a non-violent manner.
As part of the project, Landzelius's edited the volume Going Native on the Net: Indigenous Cyberactivism
and Virtual Diasporas over the Wond Wide Web.
in the Egyptian Revolution: How Civic Engagement and Citizen Journalism Tilted the Balance', Arab Media and Society, no.
In this regard, there are six types of new and current social movements, "cyberactivism
through the Net is seen in: 1) Internetworking, 2) Capital and information flows, and 3) Alternative media and theory: A.
We draw from studies of cyberactivism
and the New Social Movements theory (NSM), which suggest the importance of framing acts, to achieve our goal by focusing on the rhetorical strategies employed by consumer-activists in promoting different levels of change, varying from individual to social, and from market-specific to cultural.