Twitter: A Rebel without a Cause?

My new issue of Mother Jones came in a few days ago and it has a really interesting article about two protesters, who are being persecuted for using twitter as a communication device during the G-20 protests this summer.

The pair were a communications team listening to a scanner outside the city then relaying information to the field through hashtags.

This reminded me of the debate going on now about activism in the digital age.

With Twitter, it seems there is finally an application for real life use beyond just raising awareness.

I think that’s pretty cool.

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