How Social Media Caused Revolutions

This is part of an article I wrote in 2018. I am sharing it as a follow up to a previous article I wrote (which can be found on my medium page.

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In December 2017, street protests hit Iran. The tens of thousands of protestors who took to the streets represented “the most serious and widespread expression of public discontent in Iran since mass protests in 2009”. Central to this was social media. As the…