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How Twitter Can Make History

By Clay Shirky | TED | June 19, 2009

While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter, and text messaging help citizens in repressive regimes report real news and bypass censors (however briefly). The end of top-down news control is changing the nature of politics. This TED talk took place at the U.S. Department of State.

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