How Twitter is driving change in Saudi Arabia

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By Nina Easton,

from Fortune Magazine,

Which country has the fastest-growing Twitter market in the world? The surprising answer is Saudi Arabia, which ranks among the top users per capita anywhere. An estimated 51% of online Saudis maintain an account with the newly public social platform. And in Saudi Arabia, the only country in the world to forbid women from driving, Twitter (and YouTube and Facebook) are nudging this ultraconservative society forward in ways that traditional protest cannot.

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