— [http://goo.gl/rXav2E] Journalists and commentators alike claimed that the inherently democratic tools of social media exposed people to new values and ideas._______________________How fitting, they argued, that these new media tools should provide the catalyst for the revolution, the tools which launched it and the method for reporting it.
"Twitter Revolutions," Draft by Sabrina Hoque, 2012 PDF ::
"Twitter revolutions and cyber crackdowns. User-generated content and social networking in the Arab spring and beyond," by Alex Comninos, 2011 PDF ::
Documents about Social Media Revolutions:
• ✔ "The Contribution of #Facebook to the 2011. Tunisian Revolution: A Cyberpsychological Insight. ," by Yousri Marzouki, et.al.
• ✔ "The Egyptian revolution, Al-Jazeera, Twitter and Facebook ," Master Thesis by M.C.T. Samuel.
• ✔ "#twitterrevolution — destabilizing the world, 140 characters at a time ," by Dennis Baron
• ✔ "Iran: Downside to the "Twitter Revolution" , by Evgeny Morozov, 2009.
• ✔ "The role of social media in the Arab uprisings , by Paolo Gerbaudo, 2013.
• ✔ "Use of Social Media in the United Arab Emirates: An Initial Study, by Badreya Nasser Abdullah Al Jenaibi.
• ✔ "The Internet: A room of our own? , by Evgeny Morozov, 2009.
In early February 2011, he told his followers on Twitter that he would no longer communicate with them through traditional media, opting instead to send messages solely through the Facebook page he created.
After being released on February 8, Mr. Ghonim was given the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award for his efforts just last week. The honour served to solidify the supreme importance of social networks in fomenting modern dissent in the minds of many.
However, one needs to look at the larger forces which had been at play in the region since ‘twitter,’ for many, still referres to a sound a bird makes.