Fue una "Revolución de Facebook": Explorando la narrativa de los meme difundidos durante las protestas egipcias


  • Summer Harlow University of Texas at Austin

Palabras clave:

Activismo, medios digitales, Egipto, medios sociales, movimientos sociales


Éste es un estudio preliminar sobre el rol desempeñado por un estilo narrativo de los medios sociales, conocido como meme, durante la primavera árabe. Para ello, realiza un análisis textual de los principales comentarios e historias vertidas en Facebook y retratadas en los medios tradicionales, durante las protestas egipcias de 2011. En concreto, este trabajo captura los principales “memes” de esta historia, en calidad de literatura principal de este movimiento social y analiza cómo el contar y el volver a contar estas historias, tanto en línea como fuera de línea, se convirtió en un estilo narrativo de la “revolución de Facebook” que ayudó a involucrar a la gente en la protesta.


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Biografía del autor/a

Summer Harlow, University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D. candidate at the University of Texas at Austin and a journalist with more than 10 years of experience. Her research explores the intersections of journalism, activism, and new technologies, especially in Latin America. Her recent research has been published in New Media & Society, Journalism, and the International Journal of Communication.summerharlow@gmail.com


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Cómo citar

Harlow, S. . (2022). Fue una "Revolución de Facebook": Explorando la narrativa de los meme difundidos durante las protestas egipcias. Revista De Comunicación, 12(1), 59–82. Recuperado a partir de https://revistadecomunicacion.com/article/view/2731