Tunisia and Egypt — whatever side you are on of the Mid-world’s uprisings, the role social media has played in the outcomes of those and other conflicts have Here is a great graphic showing the spread of the Tunisian uprising through April 11 to elsewhere in the middle East to include at least 18 other countries, with four other countries having overthrown their leader (Egypt, Libya, Ivory Coast and Yemen[?]) and another (Syria) at a tipping point. Social Media decentralizes leadership and encourages greater civic activism.

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