Egypt: After the “Arab Spring” social networks are still the weapon of the protesters
After an Internet social revolution generated by the use of social networking as a tool for communication and coordination of efforts in the Middle East and Africa, Egypt, one of the leading countries in using these technologies and vanguard of the “Arab Spring” again become a focus of conflict through a political crisis with included coup.
While the armed forces of that country announced the end of the term the ultimatum to President Mohamed Mursi, the president began to communicate with his followers via Twitter to call “peaceful resistance” to this fact, as well as tolerance request avoid a “bloodshed” when the information was already public who calculated a dozen deaths during street demonstrations.
Mursi messages were disseminated through the official account of Egypt Presidence, not his personal account, which led to a degree of confusion among fans, even though it is a verified account and where only transmit official messages.
In subsequent posts, is still calling for peaceful resistance to what already called Mursi as a “coup” and sympathizes and adheres to the slogan.
After the forced removal of Mursi, ejÃ©rctio chief, General Abdel Fatah Sisi, announced that the President of the Constitutional Court to temporarily assume the top job in Egypt.
The followers of the official accounts began to gather in front of the University of Cairo to protest against the actions of the Army.
In turn, Twitter reported that empowered the possibility of directly translate Arabic-language tweets into English , to facilitate the flow of information throughout your network and get to know the latest news about the crisis in Egypt.
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