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  • 1 December 2011 | {CATEGORY}

    Iraqi bloggers and social media activists speak up for their country

    Bloggers played an important role in Baghdad and other Iraqi cities in rallying public opinion during demonstrations earlier this year. Young Iraqis who are active on Facebook and Twitter say that “social networking sites are useful to network, communicate with friends and disseminate news and pictures." What is the current state of the blogosphere in Iraq and how do young Iraqi bloggers and activists use social media platforms?