Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, December 15, 2011

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The Protester is Time Magazine's 2011 Person of the Year. It always feels like a bit of a cop-out when Time doesn't choose a particular person and goes with a concept or a generalization. But in this case, Time might have a point. The Protester, whomever we choose to believe him or her to be, had a big year. There were protests in Africa and the Middle East as well as plenty of protests across the United States as "Occupy" became as much a noun as a verb.
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How did Time's Person of the Year use social media?

How Facebook, Twitter, and other outlets shaped The Protester.
Posted In: protests, Arab Spring, #OWS, Occupy, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, ustream, Google Documents

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