- Wael Ghonim was the first speaker - Google's marketing manager for the Middle East and Africa, who was arrested and interrogated for 12 days before emerging as one of the heroes and symbols of the Egyptian revolution.
- — BathAlex (@BathAlex)Wed, Jun 08 2011 17:51:31
- — BathAlex (@BathAlex)Wed, Jun 08 2011 17:56:04
- The next speaker was Dr. Sally Moore, an Egyptian-British psychiatrist who was closely involved in the strategic panning, publicity and logistics of the protest movement.
"Facebook and People Power - The View from Tahrir Square"
In the space of 18 days in January and February, the people of Egypt overthrew the 30-year rule of President Hosni Mubarak in a peaceful uprising that transfixed the world, and whose consequences are still reverberating. Behind this revolution was a group of young activists with the courage, tactical skill and mastery of 21st century social media to mobilise a whole society
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