Other social science

Twitter and Collective Action (London Edition)

Erik Voeten Aug 9 '11

This pic and variants of it are making the rounds on twitter (#riotcleanup). I haven’t seen much yet on if and how social media played a role in coordinating the rioters. Surely this will be another interesting data point for those interested in the role of education, social media, and protests. It’s also simply a very cool and powerful image.