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Tools Of Victory: The Tech That Helped Turkish Protesters Save Taksim Square


Source: Forbes

But with protests continuing in Bosnia, Brazil and with wild scenes in Egypt as a nation faces another coup, democratic movements across the globe can learn from the how the Turkish protesters used a range of technologies to better organize and spread their message… The failure of major Turkish media outlets to cover the protests is now well-documented, but their response may have “become the straw that broke the camel’s back” in pushing Turks to look primarily to social media that was already popular in the country, says Yaman Akdeniz, a law professor at Istanbul Bilgi University.

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