Saturday, April 11, 2009

Revolution 2.0: Moldova and beyond

Evgeny Morozov, in blog posts for Foreign Policy, has helped spread the word about how anti-government protesters in Moldova last week used Twitter and Facebook to help coordinate their efforts. In his first post, titled Moldova's Twitter Revolution, he reported: If you asked me about the prospects of a Twitter-driven revolution in a low-tech country like Moldova a week ago, my answer would probably be a qualified "no". Today, however, I am no longer as certain ... Technology is playing an important role in facilitating [the current] protests, [with] huge mobilization eforts both on Twitter and Facebook ... All in...

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