Social Media: A New Governing Platform


One of the most widely used new media platforms is the social media site Facebook. With over One Billion Members worldwide (one seventh of the earths population), it is not surprising that face book could become a sort of new media / new world government by its instantaneous nature of social information transfer.  Below are some links to articles regarding Facebook’s role in the Arab spring uprisings that occurred in the middle east in 2011. These uprisings have radically changed governments in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, and more. Currently in Syria there is a bloody civil war that blossomed out of the Arab spring


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