Egyptian army takes to Facebook

The country's military rulers turn to the social-networking tools of the revolution to promote their own cause.

    " />

    In the run-up to the uprising in Egypt, young activists used social-networking sites, specifically Facebook, to call for the popular revolt against Mubarak's government.

    When thousands first took to the streets on January 25, observers said internet clicks had finally translated to action in Egypt.

    Now, the country's military rulers are turning to the same tool to promote their own cause. From Cairo, Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

    Escaping systemic racism: Why I quit New York for Accra

    African-Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the USA.

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    North Korea's nuclear weapons: Here is what we know

    North Korea's nuclear weapons