Wael Ghonim

Type: Person
Name: Wael Ghonim
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Why Bother Trying to Change the World?

I spent this summer building a patio, something I had never done before. I had to imagine it, then haul out a lot of dirt, then build a retaining wall and haul in crushed rock and sand. I couldn't have done it without my friend Pete, who has experience ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Smartphones, SMAC, Political Chaos and Hope

Wael Ghonim, a former manager for Google in Egypt, and others used Facebook and Twitter to organize demonstrations throughout Cairo that ultimately forced a regime change.While Twitter, Facebook and YouTube received most of the publicity for their roles ... [Published IT Toolbox - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Egyptian TV show suspended for airing activists' private phone calls

Related Controversial TV programme Black Box has been suspended after it repeatedly aired leaked private phone calls by political activists.The show's host, Abdel-Rehim Ali, accused business tycoon of being behind the suspension.Sunday's episode was pulled ... [Published Al Ahram - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

The great social media crackdown

Reading this from North Korea? No? Didn’t think so. The big weird world of the interweb is completely off limits for the average North Korean. In many countries, a blog like this one would be considered way too risky for public circulation.Frighteningly, ... [Published Amnesty International UK - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Spreading awareness via Social Media

With the rise of technology, social media has changed its approaches continuously. Gone are the days when people solely depend on radio, television and print media for information, education and entertainment. Internet has now proved itself to be the ... [Published Sangai Express - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Dictatorship By Demand

Editor’s note: The following article is an excerpt from  The Great Unraveling: The Remaking of the Middle East  (Hoover), a series of essays by several distinguished Middle Eastern experts.At 4:34 a.m. Cairo time on March 20, 2003, coalition forces led ... [Published Policy Review - Jul 01 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

So much has changed since the Arab Spring.

So much has changed since the Arab Spring . Wael Ghonim, the Google marketing executive credited with igniting a revolution in Egypt, just joined Google's venture capital firm as an entrepreneur-in-residence because "He's really trying to move ... [Published Gawker: Valleywag - May 28 2014]

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Why Bother Trying to Change the World? [Published Huffington Post - Aug 27 2014]
Smartphones, SMAC, Political Chaos and Hope [Published IT Toolbox - Aug 26 2014]
Egyptian TV show suspended for airing activists... [Published Al Ahram - Aug 18 2014]
The great social media crackdown [Published Amnesty International UK - Jul 31 2014]
Spreading awareness via Social Media [Published Sangai Express - Jul 24 2014]
Dictatorship By Demand [Published Policy Review - Jul 01 2014]
So much has changed since the Arab Spring. [Published Gawker: Valleywag - May 28 2014]
Prominent Egyptian Activist Stays Away From... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jan 08 2014]
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So much has changed since the Arab Spring . Wael Ghonim, the Google marketing executive credited with igniting a revolution in Egypt, just joined Google's venture capital firm as an entrepreneur-in-residence because "He's really trying to move ...
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