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I have the feeling that this is going to be one of those books that stays in my head for a long time.The author, Zeynep Tufekci, is a Turkish woman who has worked at the interface between academia, technology, and progressive movements for change for a few years now She is the sort of person whose opinions of the Zapatista protest movement was formed in part by her personal visit to the Zapatista region in 1997, whose knowledge of the Tahrir Square protests in Egypt is formed by going to Egypt I have the feeling that this is going to be one of those books that stays in my head for a long time.The author, Zeynep Tufekci, is a Turkish woman who has worked at the interface between academia, technology, and progressive movements for change for a few years now She is the sort of person whose opinions of the Zapatista protest movement was formed in part by her personal visit to the Zapatista region in 1997, whose knowledge of the Tahrir Square protests in Egypt is formed by going to Egypt and personally interviewing many of the people who we For the better part of a decade, we ve been watching protest movements arise around the world and wondering what role was played by Twitter, Facebook, and the like Did Facebook bring down the Egyptian government in 2011 How did the Tea Party movement in the United States elect sympathetic legislators while the Occupy Wall Street movement did not Did Chinese government censorship of online platforms thwart the democracy activists in Hong Kong in 2014 Was it their methods or the activists them For the better part of a decade, we ve been watching protest movements arise around the world and wondering what role was played by Twitter, Facebook, and the like Did Facebook bring down the Egyptian government in 2011 How did the Tea Party movement in the United States elect sympathetic legislators while the Occupy Wall Street movement did not Did Chinese government censorship of online platforms thwart the democracy activists in Hong Kong in 2014 Was it their methods or the activists themselves that succeeded in some cases and not in others In Twitter and Tear Gas The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest, Zeynep Tufekci, a sociologist who has been studying and often participating in digitally networked movements since the late 90s, discusses the Zeynep Tufekci is the ideal author for this remarkable book Her personal experience on the ground, online and talking to activists is the crowning jewel of this insightful book.Tufekci is clearly a passionate activist and has been involved in the most important social movements of the past twenty years However I found the criticisms most endearing about this work Despite her obvious allegiances, Tufekci balances the strengths of digital technologies and inter connectivity with the often overl Zeynep Tufekci is the ideal author for this remarkable book Her personal experience on the ground, online and talking to activists is the crowning jewel of this insightful book.Tufekci is clearly a passionate activist and has been involved in the most important social movements of This is certainly an essential reader for the modern activist Everyone seems to have a theory about the effects of social media on society, spawning terms like slacktivism and prompting scathing critiques from just about everyone This book puts those armchair theories to the test in a way, taking a balanced look at the good, the bad, and the uncertain impacts of the Internet and social networking sites on social movements It combines narrative with academic discourse and theory to create a bo This is certainly an essential reader for the modern activist Everyone seems to have a theory about the effects of social media on society, spawning terms like slacktivism and prompting scathing critiques from just about everyone This book puts those armchair theories to the test in a way, taking a balanced look at the good, the bad, and the uncertain impacts of the Internet and social networking sites on social movements It combines narrative with academic discourse and theory to create a book that is broadly accessible as well as thought provoking and fairly robust This is a difficult balancing act that most academics can t achieve, but Tufekci does Basically I would recommend this book to everyone I know In a nutshell, it s about the relationship between collective social movements the digitally networked sphere aka the internet how the internet provides novel affordances to movements changes its inherent capabilities There s a chapter I particularly like about how the power goverments, industries, etc had also shifted their tactics to counter these movements, from plain censorship to creating confusion via information Basically I would recommend this book to everyone I know In a nutshell, it s about the relationship between collective social movements the digitally networked sphere aka the internet how the internet provides novel affordances to movements changes its inherent capabilities There s a chapter I particularly like about how the power goverments, industries, etc had also shifted their tactics to counter these movements, from plain censorship to creating confusion via informati This book is a must read for whomever even slightly interested in the idea of changing public sphere with collective action.Author starts with an in depth analysis of networked movements social movements using internet and social media as organizing tools and a medium to express dissent and explores their differences with pre internet era movements The evident advantage of networked movements is fast and easy organization on a large scale But with this power also comes the movements weaknes This book is a must read for whomever even slightly interested in the idea of changing public sphere with collective action.Author starts with an in depth analysis of networked movements social movements using internet and social media as organizing tools and a medium to express dissent and explores their differences with pre internet era movements The evident advantage of networked movements is fast and easy organization on a large scale But with this power also comes the movements weakness Because of bypassing pain staking process of organization, there are almost no widely accepted leadership and even no effective decision making system which results in tactical freeze after the initial stage of protests and makes any fruitful negotiations very hard to achieve Author also mentions that this weakness is not just a by product of using internet but has deep cultural roots in prot This should be mandatory reading for everyone in order to better understand how Social Media is affecting our lives for better and for worse.

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