Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

  • A song for Eman Al-Obeidi “Don’t Give up Eman”
    “Eman’s greatest fear is that she will be forgotten!! HELP EMAN by posting, sharing, sending, and re-posting her song to everyone you know, and get them to repost!! It’s our duty to keep her story alive!!! She needs us to keep her story alive!!!!” Posted on Facebook Free Iman Al-Obeidi by Elizabeth Mann.    
    by at April 26th, 2011 at 09:04 pm
  • Non-tribal youth change their names on Facebook
    Demonstrating the trend in consciousness-raising among the youth of Libya, they are going on Facebook and changing their last names which show their tribal affiliation. (al-Gaddafi, al-Obeidi, al-Megrehi etc.) They now choose to be known by the city they hail from or just Libya. It’s a show of unity. In the first days of freedom, people greeted each other on the...
    by at February 23rd, 2011 at 09:02 pm
  • Sandmonkey invites Mark Zuckerberg to Egypt
    Sandmonkey has tweeted “Guys, if any of you can reach Mark Zuckerberg, tell him the people of Egypt extend him an invitation to visit us anytime.” This could be the start of a Ministry of Technology which would turn Cairo into the new Mumbai or Silicon Valley. Zuckerberg  is the founder of Facebook,  just in case you’ve been asleep the last five...
    by at February 13th, 2011 at 01:02 pm
  • Sandmonkey, Ahmed Mohar and Wael Gohnim bring down Mubarak
    The April 6th Movement leader Ahmed Mohar, a tweeter @Sandmonkey (just one name out of hundreds) and a Google exec Wael Gohnim used Facebook, Twitter and TV and old-fashioned legwork to organize and perpetuate a national revolt that started with the youth and spread to the labor unions. Of course they didn’t do it alone, but they have emerged as rock stars –...
    by at February 10th, 2011 at 10:02 am
  • Google Exec released in Cairo
    Don’t think because you have an important position with an international company in Egypt that you are safe from the secret police. The head of Google marketing for the Middle East has just been released in Cairo after being arrested in Tahrir Square. Wael Gohnim has been missing for more than two weeks. He is considered one of the behind-the-scenes leaders of the...
    by at February 7th, 2011 at 09:02 am