Media: the head of Twitter saw the social networks in the US signs of the “Arab spring”

Jack Dorsey


NEW YORK, February 16. /Offset. TASS Alexey Kachalin/. Currently in social networks USA, there are signs similar to the “Arab spring”.

We are talking about dialogue in American society on the issue of dramatic political change in the country and the world at large.

As reported by the Fox News channel, expressed this opinion during the conference in San Francisco (California) CEO of the American company Twitter, Jack Dorsey. “We see many of the same characteristic features (in the USA), which were observed during the “green revolution” in Iran and during the “Arab spring,” said Dorsey.

According to him, the framework of his social network demonstrates “an active dialogue about political developments, about what is happening in our country and around the world.” “In the U.S. part of the culture was that people paid attention to things that are not so important . And now all look and think in the future,” said entrepreneur took the opportunity to, answering questions, positioning Twitter as the “hub of conversations on the most topical issues”.

The “Arab spring” is called a wave of protests across the Arab world in 2011 and resulted in revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt and Yemen, civil war in Libya and Syria, mass demonstrations in Algeria, Iraq, Morocco, Oman and other countries. The green revolution in Iran believe the protests of opponents of the policy of the ultra-conservative Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who took to the streets in 2009, when he was elected President of the Islamic Republic for a second term.

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