If Facebook Were a Country…
it would be the third largest!!
Social Media’s immense power cannot be underestimated, but power for what? It’s role within the field of youth development, is field still unclear. What is clear though – as a quick glance at Slate Magazine’s interactive map of the social media hyper-fueled sweep of uprisings throughout the Middle East, is that social media has already impacted positive (?) change in regions, as we speak now, and very much at very center of events that are transforming our realties at breakneck speed.
For those readers interested, here are links to readings you may find relevant: Social Media/UC Berkley, Social Media’s Influence in Egypt and Tunisia. Predictions from Harvard/Social Media Uprisings and Social Media Revolutions.