How an American in Thailand Used Twitter to Stay Informed During Political Protests

My good friend Tim, who currently lives in Bangkok, Thailand, took some time out of his day to chat with me via Skype about how he used Twitter to stay informed during the recent political protests that gripped the Thai capital. As the protests turned violent and fires began to spring up in neighborhoods near to his apartment, Tim relied on Twitter as his main source of information on the crisis.

His use of Twitter to stay informed and safe is another great example of how the role of social media in world conflict is continuing to evolve.

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