Social media shaped Arab Spring agenda – and created ‘slacktivist’ illusions? — National Endowment for Democracy

National Endowment for Democracy LogoDemocracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): Digital social media played a vital role in shaping the political agenda of the Arab Spring, newly-released research suggests. But some analysts believe the young tech-savvy activists that arguably led the revolts are unlikely to be the beneficiaries of emerging transitions

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Social media shaped Arab Spring agenda – and created ‘slacktivist’ illusions?

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