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The Revolution of Social Media or, Revolution over Social Media ? [ Egypt Analysis]

The Revolution of Social Media or, Revolution over Social Media ? [ Egypt Analysis]

#Egypt was the most popular hashtag on Twitter in 2011, according to a new list published by the San Francisco-based social media company.

Thousands of young Egyptians took to the Twittersphere to post information about anti-government protests in the weeks leading up to February 11, when former president Hosni Mubarak was ousted from power.

Also on the Twitter list was #Jan25 – the date used in Egypt to refer to start of the country’s January uprising.

This is a preliminary result of the network of retweets with the hashtag #jan25 at February 11 2011:

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2guKJfvq4uI[/youtube]

 

Social media intelligence firm Sysomos has analyzed a lot of the Egypt-related tweets and mined them for important cues, such as keywords and location data, that might show us just how news and information about Egypt are being disseminated via social media.

Egypt-Crisis-analyzed a lot of the Egypt-related tweets and mined them for important

Egypt-Crisis-analyzed a lot of the Egypt-related tweets and mined them for important

 

On 28 Jan 2011 – With reports of Egypt’s government completing shutting down the Internet in the country:

 

7:35am Google improves its speak2tweet technology for the people in Egypt.7:24am According to Trends Map, #Egypt was one of the most popular worldwide search terms on Twitter 1 Feb 2011

#Egypt 7am 1 Feb 2011 According to Trendsmap

#Egypt hashtag worldwide tweets 7 am 1 Feb 2011 According to Trends Map

 

What Happened on 5 Dec. 2012 ? 

 

egypt-twitter-top-hashtag-5 dec 2012>> 1,695 about tweets with hashtag #ikhwan in 5 Dec. 2012

>> 3,087 tweets about #Tahrir in Dec.2012

>> 595 tweets about #Itihadiya

>> 3,053 tweets about #roxy

 

>> 123,700 tweets about #Egypt

#Egypt hashtag from 23 Nov. to 5 dec. 2012

#Egypt hashtag from 23 Nov. to 5 dec. 2012

 

#Ikhwan Vs #Tahrir Vs.Etehayeda hashtag from 23 Nov. to 5 dec. 2012

#Ikhwan Vs #Tahrir Vs.Etehayeda hashtags from 23 Nov. to 5 dec. 2012

 

Egypt Main cities conversation on Twitter :

1. Cairo

Cairo Conversations and tweets mentions on Twitter 5 Dec. 2012

2.Alexandria

Alexandria conversations and tweets mentions on Twitter 5 Dec. 2012

 

Official Ikhwan Twitter account Conversations and tweets mentions :

Official Ikhwan Twitter account @Ikhwanweb Conversations and tweets mentions

Official Ikhwan Twitter account @Ikhwanweb Conversations and tweets mentions

Egyptians on Twitter have a way of their own doing thing… now they want to report SPAM the @ikwanweb twitter account !

With about 243 mentioned out #ProjectSpam calling to report the official account for Ikhwan on Twitter !

 

 

 

 

 

On 6 Dec. Official Twitter for US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs sent a warning to avoid #Heliopolis area:

 

We insisted not to share our point of view and we let the answer opened , We don’t favor any answer but! still wish the Egyptians will do the best for a bright future for our beloved Egypt.

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