Social Media: Communication Tool or Divisive Element?

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In 2011, Facebook and Twitter played a large role in the Arab Spring uprising. Since revolutions existed before the advent of social media, we wondered how much of a difference they really make? Then, this year, we invited author Ron Deibert to discuss the ideas he brought forth in his book, "Reset: Reclaiming the Internet for Civil Society," and what he calls the ,painful truth, of the internet age.

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