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How social media can be the new government - Wael Ghonim - from Revolution 2.0 to Egypt 2.0 

By Rome Viharo for Media Social.

Social Media has the potential not just for Wael Ghonim’s Revolution 2.0 as witnessed in the events in Egypt, but also new form of government -Democracy 2.0, an administrative system organized by the same process that organizes social media. Imagine voting via something like Twitter, overturning laws via something like Facebook, and arguing court cases via something like a wiki. Imagine elegant new discussion algorithms sifting through complex administrative debate, creating wiki like solutions to problems that would tap into collective intelligence, bringing society closer to win win resolutions amongst conflicting factions. Read more via Media Social.