Why the revolution will not be tweeted.
The world, we are told, is in the midst of a revolution. The new tools of social media have reinvented social activism. With Facebook and Twitter and the like, the traditional relationship between political authority and popular will has been upended, making it easier for the powerless to collaborate, coördinate, and give voice to their concerns... But there is something else at work here, in the outsized enthusiasm for social media. Fifty years after one ...
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