Facebook Chronicles A Lost Generation: Most of the Battered Young Are Waiting For Someone Else to Change the System
Posted in: Internet Use/New Technologies at 29/09/2011 22:09
Is there a revolution brewing in America?
Many observers say the regime changes in the Middle East and North Africa were ignited by social networks like Facebook and Twitter. Frustrated and with little hope for their economic future, young people vented, organized and took to the streets.
Their grievances were about basic freedoms and also economics: high unemployment, a dismal outlook and a system that seemed to benefit only a well-connected few.
Given the same problems here in America, you might think a similar movement would erupt.