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[31 Dec 2013 | 8 Comments | 230 views]
Bye-bye 2013: ‘Selfie’ in the Paleolithic time

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2013 Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year: ‘selfie’
Farewell 2013, Bye-bye ‘selfie’ Year!
Welcome 2014!
HAPPY NEW YEAR, FOLKS!!!

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[11 Feb 2013 | 3 Comments | 570 views]
[Lim's publication] Many Clicks but Little Sticks: Social Media Activism in Indonesia

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I would like to share my newly published article:
Lim, M. 2013, Many Clicks but Little Sticks: Social Media Activism in Indonesia, Journal of Contemporary Asia, DOI:10.1080/00472336.2013.769386
To link to this article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00472336.2013.769386
Drawing on empirical cases from Indonesia, this article offers a critical approach to the promise of social media activism by analysing the complexity and dynamics of the relationship between social media and its users. Rather than viewing social media activism as the harbinger of social change or dismissing it as mere “slacktivism,” the article provides a more nuanced argument by identifying the …

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[4 Apr 2012 | 14 Comments | 1,935 views]
[Publication] Clicks, Cabs, and Coffee Houses: Social Media and Oppositional Movements in Egypt, 2004–2011

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My article on social media and 2011 Egypt revolt has been published. It is published as:
Lim, M. (2012), Clicks, Cabs, and Coffee Houses: Social Media and Oppositional Movements in Egypt, 2004–2011. Journal of Communication, 62: 231–248. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-2466.2012.01628.x

Due to copyright issue, however, I cannot share the published version for download from my own server, you thus should download from its original source.

For those who’re interested to read but don’t have access to the journal, I can email you the file. Just post me  your email address (send to my email or leave …

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[28 Feb 2011 | 6 Comments | 17,451 views]
[Research note] Revolution 2.0?

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This is not an in-depth analysis. Just a rant for now.
The day Mubarak fell, NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel Tweeted the photo below, telling the world about an Egyptian protester holding a sign that said, “Thank you, Facebook.” The photo has been viral since then and has become a powerful symbol prompting the causal-effect of social media for democracy.

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[25 Jul 2009 | 7 Comments | 1 views]

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Hello there,
I know I know, my bad…. don’t remind me that it’s been ages since my last entry. Oh well, my last three months have been quite a journey — literally! Yes, 58 days out of town (out of country), traveling in more than 20 cities, mostly in Europe, and then came back to Tempe just to find myself staring at the piles of things to be done (and it doesn’t help that after a week I still am a lazy bone!).
Traveling is, as always, a great experience and this …