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Friday April 10, 2009 2:59 pm

Moldavan Rally via Twitter


Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Cell Phones, Internet


MoldovaThis is proof positive that Twitter is more than stuff and nonsense. Moldovans were using the social messaging network to create a rally in response to Sunday’s election result and poor economy. Using Facebook and the tag “#pman,” which stands for Piata Marii Adunari Nationale, a large square in the capital city Chisinau, more than 10,000 gathered. The rally was considered to be “well designed, well thought out, coordinated, planned and paid for.”  The protests began quietly on Monday, but escalated into stone throwing and fires until dispersed on Tuesday.


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