Occupy Wall Street & the web
This pearltrees aims at analyzing how the web is used by the Occupy Wall Street movement. Feel free to team-up if you have interesting resources to share. #ows Oct 17
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Does getting pepper-sprayed count as extra credit? Columbia University is offering a new course on Occupy Wall Street next semester — sending upperclassmen and grad students into the field for full course credit. The class is taught by Dr.
In his Times column this morning, David Carr wonders about the future of the Occupy Wall Street movement and, specifically, its fate as an ongoing topic of mass-media conversation. “Occupy Wall Street left many all revved up with no place to go,” he writes.
NEW YORK -- A panel on social innovation and social change started with a joke. A panelist said they should go the full hour without saying the word "Twitter." But Twitter, along with Facebook, were unavoidable terms that came up repeatedly in the discussion Thursday at an Advertising Week event at 300 Madison Avenue in New York City.
Oct 19 Research from NM Incite reveals new findings about how the Occupy Wall Street movement is playing out in social media. NM Incite tracked buzz volume related to “Occupy Wall Street” in blogs, boards, groups, and video/images beginning on September 10th. Buzz volume remained steady throughout September with peak periods of activity occurring over the weekends. However, buzz volume reached its peak on October 6th with 13,133 messages being posted in one day. Research shows that this surge in conversation was spurred by the mass arrest of protesters on the Brooklyn Bridge.
The Occupy Wall Street protests have spread to cities across the world . Now they're also spreading to banks' websites.
Occupy the Web
There's a new newspaper on Wall Street, and it's targeting a very different demographic than the classic publication. The Occupied Wall Street Journal , a newspaper dedicated to the Occupy Wall Street protests that began on Sept. 17, distributed its first issue on Saturday.
Occupy Wall Street , which began with a couple hundred protesters in Manhattan's financial district Sept. 17, has sprouted "Occupy Seattle," "Occupy San Francisco" and several other solidarity events in more than 200 cities across the U.S.
Ever since the movement first started to take off back in late August and September, protesters of the Occupy Wall Street movement have been using social media to organize, recruit and communicate their vague yet very angry opinions. A Tumblr blog entitled We Are the 99 Percent was launched on August 23rd, 2011 and has since become an effective medium for supporters who want their own voices to be heard. The concept of the Tumblr blog is pretty simple.
10th February 2013
One of the most fascinating things to come out of the current We Are 99%/Occupy Wall Street protests is the We Are 99% Tumblr .