Friday, February 04, 2011

Trolls Pounce on Facebook’s Tahrir Square

Cairo's Tahrir Square is a warzone, thanks to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's goon squad. But the crackdown isn't limited to physical spaces where the protest movement congregates.
 
Ever since Mubarak restored Internet service on Wednesday, the most important dissident Facebook page has seen a curious flood of pro-regime Wall posts, sowing disinformation.
 
http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2011/02/trolls-pounce-on-facebooks-tahrir-square/
 
 
 

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