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How Facebook Helped Fell the 23-Year-Old-Tunisian Dictatorship and Fuel the Jasmine Revolution

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The officer goes on to provide a list of the culpable and signs off, as so many of the internet activists have done over the past weeks: "Talk to me. I am on Facebook".

With an announcement that Ben Ali has been officially ousted, the blood stained Tunisian flags have been replaced by images of the demonstrations that led to Ben Ali's departure on January 14th.

Tunisian Facebookers have turned to issues of next steps. A posting early today on Revolution Tunisienne was celebratory yet mutes and advised: "Our country is our home " we have made an important step, but do not get excited just yet! The priority now is to save the injured, protect public property and private property. Dear Friends, please calm your friends and call for caution and more importantly, do not be afraid for the future and do not panic, this people is really a Great People!"

 
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Tawnia Sanford Ammar is a Canadian, currently residing in Kiev, Ukraine. She works in the field of international development and has lived in Tunisia. She created and has been administrating the Facebook page: Tunisian Riots: English Information.

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