JURIST Forum (http://jurist.org), October 24, 2011
3 Pages Posted: 26 Jun 2012
Date Written: 2011
JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of Ave Maria School of Law says that social media and networking have proven pivotal in the success of the Arab Spring protest movements in a manner that was previously unforeseen by commentators and scholars.
Keywords: Social Media, Networking, Arab Spring, Jasmine Revolution, Tunisia, Libya, Iran, Iraq, Bahrain, Yemen, Syria, Protest Movements, Law and Ethics
JEL Classification: H56
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Govern, Kevin H., The Twitter Revolutions: Social Media in the Arab Spring (2011). JURIST Forum (http://jurist.org), October 24, 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2093434 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2093434