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“ilibya | uprising by iPhone.” Following the model of the arab street
revolutionaries in neighboring egypt and tunisia, and fueled by social
networking sites like twitter and Facebook, libyan civilians orchestrated
a massive uprising against the 42-year-old reign of muammar Qaddafi.
When a war between rebels and loyalists erupted, curious civilians began to
document the rebel movement with their mobile phones, instantly updating
the world on events as they transpired. i too was drawn to using my iPhone,
an innocuous camera that enabled a far greater intimacy with a subject.
“the social stage.” charlotte shultz walks past a model dressed for “samson
and Delilah” during the opera Gala. the galas function as a way to make
patrons feel connected to the organizations they support with the hope that
they will make large donations.