Facebook and Egypt

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Affects of Facebook and Twitter On the USA and Egypt :

Affects of Facebook and Twitter On the USA and Egypt Mary Boehm, Orpha , Esther

Social Networking defined :

Social Networking defined is a social structure made up of individuals (or organizations) called "nodes", which are tied (connected) by one or more specific types of interdependency , such as friendship , kinship , common interest, financial exchange, dislike, sexual relationships , or relationships of beliefs, knowledge or prestige . AKA Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

What We Hear about Facebook and Twitter :

What We Hear about Facebook and Twitter “They” say it can ruin our lives… Lower our GPA Allow political and social prejudice Poor health and addiction Privacy issues

What College Students See:

What College Students See A way to connect with our friends Keep and connect with friends around the world Express opinions, likes and dislikes Potential business expansion Change the world

Facts about :

Facts about

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More than 500 million active users 50% of our active users log on to Facebook in any given day Average user has 130 friends Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events Average user creates 90 pieces of content each month More than 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) shared each month. More than 70 translations available on the site About 70% of Facebook users are outside the United States Over 300,000 users helped translate the site through the translations application

Freedom of Expression due to Facebook and Twitter:

Freedom of Expression due to Facebook and Twitter

Why the Positive’s of Facebook and Twitter out weight the Negatives :

Why the Positive’s of Facebook and Twitter out weight the Negatives As distracting as twitter and facebook may seem, the ability to express ourselves freely can change the world As Egypt's embattled President Hosni Mubarak gave up his presidency, analysts and some of the Egyptian protestors said he'd still be in charge if not for the power of social networking.

Social Networking and the Egyptian Revolution :

Social Networking and the Egyptian Revolution President Barack Obama noted the role of technology in the uprising, praising Egyptians who used "their creativity, talent and technology to call for a government that represented their hopes and not their fears.” In fact, Google launched a voice-to-Twitter service specifically to assist Egyptian Twitter users wishing to act as citizen journalists.

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"This revolution started online," he said in an interview Friday on CNN. "This revolution started on Facebook."

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