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Twitter CEO Calls Out Iran's President For, Well, Tweeting

Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology

A Twitter account widely reported as belonging to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani boasts an impressive 258,000 followers and nearly 3,000 tweets. Th...

The Jasmine Revolution: One-Time Wonder or Portent of Things Yet to Come?

William F. Schulz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William F. Schulz

While elements of Tunisia's so-called Jasmine Revolution parallel other upheavals, no one knows for sure what makes for success when it comes to explosions of popular outrage.

Twitter Timeline: Milestones In Twitter's Road To $1 Billion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Twitter didn't become a billion-dollar company last week thanks to any single event or innovation. It took a combination of small, crucial moments,...

Twitter Is Now All I Have

Mahasti Afshar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mahasti Afshar

As someone who since June has been witnessing the events in Iran virtually, I can vouch that the crisis as reported on Twitter and Facebook, YouTube and Flikr and iReports is anything but opaque.

Macaca Day 2009: From George Allen to Claire McCaskill, Video Trackers to Town Haters

Dan Manatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Manatt

Town Halls -- perhaps they should be renamed "Town Hates" -- have become the front lines of an anti-government revolt by various groups, including health care reform opponents.

Filmmaker Unsettled By Iran's Similarity to Gaza

Adam Hootnick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Adam Hootnick

Like in Gaza, the events that have unfolded in Iran remind us of the immense obstacles that stand in the way of democracy, tolerance, and respect for human rights.

Six Twitter Lessons From #IranElection

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As the Iranian government restricts journalists' access to events, the protesters have used Twitter's agile communication system to direct the public ...

Iran Election TWITTER Feeds: Constant Updates

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

With the Iranian government jamming cell phones and text messages and blocking access to many social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter has em...