Sunday, July 9, 2017

Facebook Revolution

Face to Face with Facebook as I reach out to the Kurdish community before coming to Edinburgh. Communications are ALL Facebook. From Facebook pages I message to connect with Kurds in Scotland, to the international coordination with UK activists via Fbook messenger that brought 1,500 hits to my site in less than 24 hours, to a meeting with Kurdish activists in Harvard Square today where the only question about how to connect with me was - "Tell me your name so I can find you on Facebook. (Scrolling through phone) Oh I see you - we already have three friends in common!" It is powerful in ways I never realized before. For these people who have been repressed and controlled for so long, it is truly a revolution.

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