Tweeting the Revolution

Moustafa Ayad, former Pittsburgh Post-Gazette staff writer and native of Egypt, talks about his work training journalists and activists in Egypt and Iraq to use social media, and also discusses the protests in those countries and throughout the region.

Some examples of how social media are being used:

Iraqi map: http://www.umapper.com/maps/google/id/90235

Bahrain CrowdVoice: http://www.crowdvoice.org/human-rights-crackdown-in-bahrain