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Social Media Politics in Pakistan

The use of social media like blogs, Twitter, Facebook, etc, has come to define the new youthdriven politics in many countries across the world. Much of this has fanned radical politics of protest and change and has been unpredictable and viral in its effects. This article looks at social media activism in Pakistan, which draws mainly on the urban youth, and tries to understand why it has not yet become a spark for a more generalised protest.

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