Greenwave Revolution on Twitter
August 20, 2009
#iranelection and #gr88 US Twitter organizer Kristine Schachinger discusses how the social networking tool Twitter allowed people to report on events in Iran during the election protests and media blackout earlier this summer.
Under the user name @schachin, Kristine has acted as an organizer, promoter, programmer and catalyst for the Greenwave Revolution on Twitter. She and her team worked 20-hour days keeping information flowing from the streets of Iran.
Our interview covers the technical and emotional challenges of supporting the incredible peoplesâ€™ democratic uprising on the streets of Iran.