In December 2010, the world began to see a number of protests, riots and demonstrations demanding political and other changes across the Middle East and North Africa. Social media and Twitter played a large part in helping people organize the protests.
Governments sought and tried to shut down the Internet. In places, they succeeded, but that did not stop the Internet. The world now connected by and accustomed to that small burst of live microblogging information called a “tweet” found another way–Speak2Tweet.
“Click the link in each tweet to hear a voice tweet. Call +902123391447 or +302111982716 or +390662207294 or +16504194196. Press 1 to tweet.”