Clay Shirky: How cellphones, Twitter and Facebook can make history

posted Jul 26, 2010, 9:53 PM by Nick Cooper   [ updated Jul 26, 2010, 9:59 PM ]
While news from Iran streams to the world, Clay Shirky shows how Facebook, Twitter and TXTs help citizens in repressive regimes to report on real news, bypassing censors (however briefly). The end of top-down control of news is changing the nature of politics.