Occupy Oakland and #oo: Uses of Twitter within the Occupy movement

The first paper from Tim Highfield and my Mapping Movements project is now out in First Monday: Social media have become crucial tools for political activists and protest movements, providing another channel for promoting messages and garnering support. Twitter, in particular, has been identified as a noteworthy medium for protests in countries including Iran and … Continue reading Occupy Oakland and #oo: Uses of Twitter within the Occupy movement