15 Ways to Follow Up To Minute News About Libya’s Revolution on Social Media #Feb17

23 Feb, 2011

As the uprising in Libya continues for the 6 day, news report says that two third of the country is on the hand of protestors, other reports say that mercenary forces from Africa, Italy and East Europe has committed atrocities against civilians. Mainstream media are banned from the country, so people using their cameras and eye witness  are the only source of news from Libya.  Here is our list of  social media news sources  based on citizen journalists in Facebook and Twitter about the revolution.

In English:

  • Facebook:

Rased News Network RNN
Rased News Network (R.N.N) specialized in news about Egypt, the page did a wonderful effort during the revolution in Egypt, they have reporters on the ground and outside egypt. The page was offering up to minute news about the revolution with images and videos. Now it is offering news about Libya.

B.R.Q News Network

Facebook page that seems is affiliated  with Rased News Network (R.N.N) the page that was offering up to the minute updates about the revolution in Egypt. B.R.Q News Network is offering up to minute news from the ground in Libya with videos. We monitored some of their news and checked them with mainstream media and they matched.

  • Twitter:

@RassdNews

@ShababLibya

@libyansrevolt

@feb17libya

@euandus

@AJELive

@ajarabic

@feb17voices

PS: these are Twitter users who are tweeting news and updates about the revolution, we do not know everyone affiliations and were they are located,

And the hash tags: #libya and #feb17.

Arabic:

Facebook:

‎انتفاضة 17 فبراير 2011- لنجعله يوم للغضب في ليبيا
Arabic Facebook page that called for the revolution on 17th of Feb. has 74,733 members offering news update in Arabic with images and videos.

RNN News in Arabic

RNN in Arabic.

قناة الجزيرة مباشر – Aljazeera Arabic Live.- Aljazeera Mubasher Channel

ِAs uprising continues to grow in the Arab world we promise you to publish new lists of new revolutions in new Arab countries. And here are some videos:







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