Facebook Adds Admin Roles: This Week in Social Media
Egyptian President Ousted During Arab Spring Is Sentenced to Life in Prison
Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian president who was ousted from office during an uprising last year, was sentenced by a judge Saturday to life in prison for the killing of unarmed protesters during what has become known as the Arab Spring.
Social media played a key role in the uprising that began in January 2011 on the Day of Rage — a protest of Mubarak’s 30-year rule. It acted as a means of large-scale organization, coming together partly because of a Facebook Page, and also as an amplifier for the events happening within the country, even as the government tried to shut down access…
HalfOffDeals Supports the Troops with Donation to USO
The USO care Package is a tool that helps the USO connect families to their loved ones deployed overseas. The care packages are sent to the families of the troops once their deployment begins, to let them know that even though they’re far away from each other, the soldier carries his or her family with him always…