Many had claimed that social movements in Arab Spring countries, were sparked and organized by social media. But few who had gave a scientific explanation of the role of social media on modern social movements. This paper address the role of social media in 2011 Egyptian revolution. And illustrate if Social media provided space and tools for the formation and the expansion of social networks that the authoritarian government could not easily control.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - Jan 2015|
|Event||8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance – ICEGOV 2014 - Guimarães, Portugal|
Duration: 27 Oct 2014 → 30 Oct 2014
|Conference||8th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance – ICEGOV 2014|
|Period||27/10/14 → 30/10/14|