Tuesday, 15 March 2011

Bahrain tweeting explodes after Saudi intervention

The score of 89 out of 100 is the highest we have ever seen for the Island and is more in line with a major city like London, Paris or New York.

Photo By Gail Orenstein-web 3.0 lab/clima
This is a familiar pattern we have seen in protests in Madison Wisconsin and Tahrir Square. Efforts by a regime or government to rapidly crush a protests result in an explosion of web based communication between players in the protest, including mobile web use. We are seeing the web used as a way for protesters to respond in an agile way.

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