Social networking for social revolution

From Wired, organizers of a recent violent protest in the former Soviet republic of Moldova used Twitter, Facebook, and LiveJournal, among other sites, to find and recruit people, and organize the protest. The protests were in response to the recent parliamentary election in Moldova. Protesters Tweeted before, during, and after the protest. There’s also some footage on Youtube if anyone’s interested.

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