iOS app Android app

Iran Twitter

Where was the twittered outrage for #ourownbackyard?

Max Keiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Keiser

In the lead up to the US elections less than a year ago, protesters gathered at the party conventions. The police were waiting for them.

Dispatches From a Twitter Revolutionary

Jessica Olien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jessica Olien

I hope @SupremeLeaderK gets it together and intervenes on behalf of all of us @Mousavi supporters. Then I can finally relax and catch up on Hulu.

Iran: When the Patient is Dying Call Twitter

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

Social media and Twitter are to democracy like emergency rooms are to life and death. When Iran puts a drill bit through its "democracy" by pulling a fast one, activists at the grass roots level have the buzzer to call an alarm before the patient bleeds to death.

Jim Sciutto: Pro-Iranian Messengers Hijacked My Twitter!

ABC's The World Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The government is now trying to turn technology against the protesters. Officials have started a number of fake opposition pages on Twitter, which are...

Iran Twitter: Why The Movement Adopted This Medium

TIME | Lev Grossman Wednesday, Jun. 17, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. State Department doesn't usually take an interest in the maintenance schedules of dot-com startups. But over the weekend officials there reac...

The Iranian Revolution Will Not Be Televised -- It'll Be Twittered

Kase Wickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kase Wickman

Twitter has become so crucial that when scheduled maintenance to the site was supposed to happen Monday night, the U.S. State Department asked Twitter to reschedule.