Hoax Twitter accounts – almost unnoticed in Palestine

It seemed like a new era of openness in Palestine — a new Prime Minister began to communicate with the public, on Twitter. Well… by “communicate” I mean, at least, something more than just sending links to pictures of himself on Facebook. 1.) Rami Hamdallah @PalestineGov 4 Jun Welcome! This is my official Twitter account. [&...

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Hamdallah still in office: Facebook page[s] + Twitter account[s]

Somebody here, I think, thinks Twitter and Facebook don’t matter… This is more than just a symptom — it is a syndrome. It’s because communication doesn’t really matter, here. Communication is expected to follow formalistic rules. A political statement uses certain prescribed terms and is delivered in loud and rising to...

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