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Social media networks, through the power they have given to individuals, are by nature disruptive. Not a month goes by these days that we don’t hear of another government or corporation shaken and humbled by a lightning-speed mobilization of online people power. This article is part of a series that seeks to catalog the most notable social media disruptions of politics, business and culture.

This is a draft of a book chapter I want to write. I need your help to fill in blanks as no exhaustive list of these exists. Some of my examples are globally known, some very local to Canada or Québec. I know I am missing some, do you know of others? Please suggest some that you know, however local they may be. I’m interested in all of them!

I am starting with Politics here and will move on in future posts to cover Business and Culture as well.

Student Protests, Casseroles and the Charest Government in Québec.

Starting with an example close to home! The student movement in Quebec, now on strike for over 100 days, filling the streets almost daily with massive protests. Continue Reading…