The Power of Social Media

Activist Wael Ghonim credits Facebook for starting the revolution that resulted in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak.


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Here is a first-hand, on-the-streets account of the reaction of the citizens in Cairo moments after the announcement was read of Mubarak’s departure. Watch this video – not only look at the individuals and their actions and reactions, but pay close attention to the military – extremely calm, extremely collected, extremely controlled…I applaud the humility shown in this video. Thank you Ramy Rizkallah for filming this.