Friday, 18 February 2011

Digital Trends in Libya's social network movement

Facebook, Twitter, and the Internet itself continue to shape the new face of revolutions in the Middle East, as Libya begins it's own Web-assisted protests we at the web lab can confirm they are using some tweeting but not as much as Bahrain.

The Libyan Youth Movement is very active on Twitter, aiding the Libyans on the ground with messages of hope, locations of protests and keep the twitter community up to date with plenty of on the ground information. The Web 3.0 Lab is keeping up with them on Twitter and has sent many tweets to them offering assistance with the up to date tweetometer that will help the Libyans on the ground with tweeting density in there areas.

Here is an article by Molly Mchuge on the effects of social networking on Libya.

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