For political activists, Twitter packs a vital punch

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Other social media platforms may have more users, but the network now owned by the billionaire Elon Musk dominates the global conversation -- even as Twitter's future is being called into doubt. Especially in countries that have clamped down on independent journalism or foreign correspondents, Twitter provides a crucial lifeline to the outside world. “They use the features of Twitter, of social media, to create a protest identity, to create a common feeling within the movement,“ Michaelsen said. Activists warn that if Twitter dies, the world will lose a crucial historical record of social movements that might not have gained traction without the digital documentation. In his work on the Syria civil war, Lister says Twitter has been “vital” to documenting war crimes and providing aid.
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