Hosni Mubarak Resigns: Internet Revolution 2.0 Prevails

The world is witnessing the jubilation, the joy and the achievement of the protesting citizens of Egypt as Egypt’s Ex-President Hosni Mubarak was reported to have left earlier for Sharam-El-Sheikh with his family and finally handed over his resignation over to the Supreme Council of Armed Forces.

The regime collapsed only a hour ago at around 9.00PM Pakistan Standard Time after a revolution ignited with the Internet and World Wide Web swept Egypt originally as a peaceful demonstration call against lawlessness through a Facebook page setup by Egyptian.

Soon the Egypt became the stage for the world, when internet, wired and wireless telephone networks went down, the world protested over Twitter. All around the globe the “Jan25“, “Egypt” and “Mubarak” hashtags were being put in use abundantly.

This is a unique example and the full fledge demo of the power internet 2.0 has got with-in itself. It can turn down any thing coming its way, even the 30 years of Hosni Mubarak rule couldn’t bear the thrust.

Sysomos, a social media intelligence firm, has analyzed a number of the Egypt-related tweets using keywords and location data.

Below is an infographic of a summary of 14,642 Twitter users in Egypt, Tunisia and Yemen.


Via Internet Governance