Protests in the Age of Web 2.0

Samriddhi Sanga
Vivekananda Institute of Professional Studies, India

Volume III, Issue I, 2020

The write-up highlights the way protesters have been using technology to raise voice against the authorities. Till date, there have been significant instances around the world that earmarked the importance of the technology. At the same time, the digital tools have been used by other side to smother the voice of the crowds. Therefore, the write-up gives a holistic idea to the readers about what this new tool – ‘Technology’ has in store for the protesters.

The arguments from all the sides of spectrum are brought at one place and a number of case studies have been used to substantiate the point. A skew of literature and insightful news articles have been used to gather the information that could be used unhesitatingly, to further the study on the subject.


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