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Online Arab Spring by Reza Jamali

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Social media and social capital (with an emphasis on security)

There are several works that highlight the role of the mass media when a unified message is broadcast. The same role for social media has not been proved yet, given the impossibility of propagating identical messages across the social media, as every participant might post a contrasting idea and jeopardise the chance of the main message getting through to every single addressee. Thus no such increase in social capital is expected from social media. On the other hand, this study is not intended to discuss the unilateral role of the media and social capital, but rather it is an attempt to discover what factor, among the sub-factors of social capital (e.g. participation and trust) may ...

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