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This article was published on March 9, 2011

    Al Jazeera Shows Tweeting Power

    Al Jazeera Shows Tweeting Power
    Stephanie Dahle
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    Stephanie Dahle

    Stephanie Dahle is a Fulbright Scholar based in Muscat, Oman. Previously, she was a journalist at Forbes. Stephanie Dahle is a Fulbright Scholar based in Muscat, Oman. Previously, she was a journalist at Forbes.

    Fresh off the attention garnered by social media in the midst of the Middle East’s revolutions/rallies/uprisings, Al Jazeera English just launched a handy

    This dashboard breaks down the number of tweets about each country (currently only Bahrain, Egypt, Libya and Yemen) and shows the data on a corresponding graph. Below is a info-graphic using the Tweets’ keywords and a live Twitterstream mentioning each of the countries.

    Libya is by far the subject of most discussion on the Twittersphere, follows the continued violence and speculation whether the country’s embaddled leader Muammar Gaddafi will leave the country.