Do you think social media such as Facebook,
Twitter, and YouTube have helped bring about democracy (or at least the attempt
of democracy) in many non-democratic cultures?
After reading p. 389 in Ch. 14, please share your thoughts about the
actions of Esraa Abdel Fatah. Would you take the same actions as Fatah? What
media platform would you use? Would you choose to remain anonymous?
Do you believe online social media can serve as
both the gateway and the catalyst for social and cultural change for minority
groups? If yes, why? Please cite the
text and any other sources to support your position. Additionally, describe how online social
media has created, supported, and changed the formation of cultural alliance
groups (i.e., lesbians, Hispanics, bisexual, transgender).