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Egypt Protests: Social media help needed as Al-Jazeera office closed

Egypt Protests: Social media help needed as Al-Jazeera office closed

[ 1 ] January 31, 2022

We’ve been bringing you the news from Egypt about the growing protests and the social media aspects of this, such as first Twitter being blocked and then the whole Internet being blocked where we asked if this was now a human rights issue.

Egypt Protests: Government urged to restore Internet to the people

Egypt Protests: Government urged to restore Internet to the people

[ 2 ] January 29, 2022

Recently we have been reporting on the growing unrest in Egypt and social media connections to that. Back in November before parliamentary elections we told how some popular Facebook pages opposing the government in Egypt had been removed and then just 2 days ago reported how popular social networking site Twitter, had now been blocked [...]

Twitter Blocked In Egypt: Political Problems The Cause?

Twitter Blocked In Egypt: Political Problems The Cause?

[ 0 ] January 26, 2022

Twitter is one of the largest social networking sites in the world; it’s often associated with Facebook as being the big two. We have already reported that Twitter’s value has increased to around $4 billion

Facebook pages disappear before Egypt's parliamentary election

Facebook pages disappear before Egypt’s parliamentary election

[ 0 ] November 26, 2021

Egypt is a country where political activism has been made very difficult since emergency laws were put in place in 1981, thus forming a credible and popular opposition is not easy to say the least. However one area that people are still able to have a public platform is on the Internet and especially sites [...]