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Arab Bloggers Gather in Tunis

Renowned members of the Arab blogosphere just wrapped up a convention that examined the role of the internet in the Arab revolutions and the region’s democratic transition.

Some 200 cyber-activists, social networkers, online writers and new media leaders from 19 countries gathered in Tunis for the third edition of the Arab Bloggers’ Forum.

The conference ended Thursday (October 6th) after four days of discussions on issues such as the role of social networking in the Arab revolutions, democratic transitions and reforms, government policies towards technology and the credibility of information passed on through Facebook and Twitter.

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http://www.zawya.com/story.cfm/sidZAWYA20111007084248/Arab_bloggers_gather_in_Tunis

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