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Video: #Egypt: Staunching the flow of social media

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    >>> we mentioned social media , the role it has played in this crisis. first to twitter, and you can look over my shoulder. this is a live feed of all twitter feeds that have to do with egypt . this is actually a bit slower than realtime and gives you an idea of the volume on the subject of the uprising in egypt . all of them scrolling by from different users, different individuals. and yet, one of the british newspapers today put together a graph of internet service in egypt over the past few days and watch it just fall off a cliff, when in effect presumably through the internet carriers, the nation of egypt stopped internet service . but people are resourceful and they find a way to communicate with the outside


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