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Kirkpatrick

‘The Facebook effect’ (book); how facebook has spread around the globe; has been used for political protests from Colombia to Iran

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Egypt case study (Ghonim - Areeba Areeba)

Protests in Egypt; permanently connecting activists were able to create an uprising protesting community eg Areeba Areeba meaning closer, closer, which promotes Arabs and plans protests

3

Fairweather and Rogerson

Cultural homogenisation is occuring due to:
Computer software not being localised eg. Microsoft reflects Wester ways of thinking
Advertising by the west is broadcasted globally.
Antisocial behaviour can reflect western ideas of morality and deviance
Digital communication does not give rules or police morality and ethics