It looks like Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will be looking for a new job soon.Â But first he’ll have to repair his image.Â He might want to look into an SEO campaign from the guys at Banc Media to put a positive scene on his presidency. Though we’re not sure that’s possible.
As political unrest grows in Egypt, I think it’s fair to say the tipping point was the government’s concerted effort to block citizens from using the Internet and disrupting cell phone service.Â People will tolerate a lot of abuse, but take away their ability to surf freely, and watch them lash out.Â Mubarak, who has survived six assassination attempts, will likely be taken down – not by sniper – but by social media.Â The 82-year-old former Lieutenant General for the Egyptian Air Force probably never saw it coming. [Read more…]
Originally posted on February 1, 2011 @ 6:44 am