Disruption Timelie

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  • President Obama's Election

    President Obama's Election
    the president used twitter as a method of marketing himself and getting in touch with Americans.
  • Hati Earthquake

    Hati Earthquake
    After a 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit Haiti, nonprofits used social media to mobilize rescue efforts and to support the community. CrisisCamps was an organization created to bring together those who experienced the disaster and to organize relief efforts. The online community and activists created many different ways for concerned individuals to act immediately.
  • Osama Bin Laden

    Osama Bin Laden
    On May 1, 2011 Twitter exploded with the news of Osama bin Laden's death. Afterwards, the White House tweeted the news and President Barack Obama addressed the public.
  • Revolt in Egypt

    Revolt in Egypt
    When Internet, SMS and broadcast TV was unavailable in Egypt, the international community relied on journalists for real-time updates on Twitter and Facebook. Nicholas Kristof of the New York Times posted detailed updates to his Facebook page, alongside others who made similar pages in solidarity of the movement.
  • KONY

    KONY
    The on-going Kony 2012 campaign would have little to no success without the influence of social media. Supporters are being asked to make a difference in their own hometowns and share it via social media with the hashtags #KONY2012