I once said "If you want to liberate a society, all you need is the Internet." I was wrong. I said those words back in 2011, when a Facebook page I anonymously created helped spark the Egyptian revolution. Continue reading...
The Arab Spring revealed social media's greatest potential, but it also exposed its greatest shortcomings. The same tool that united us to topple dictators eventually tore us apart. In this take I share my own experience in using social media for activism, and talk about some of the challenges and what we could do about them.