Public Square Squared – The Front Lines of the Info-War

Opinions differ as to whether Facebook, Twitter & Co. play a positive or a negative role now. Some claim that social media lead to freedom and democracy, and cite the successful protest movements in Egypt and Tunisia to make their case. Totally wrong, say others, bringing up how rioting in the streets of London was organized via Twitter and Facebook. Public Square Squared is investigating the opposing fronts in this info-war, and seeking the counsel of activists and analysts who have been right at the center of recent and ongoing rebellions and revolts. Read more

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