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Author(s): Diego Casaes | Raphael Tsavkko Garci

Journal: Lumen et Virtus
ISSN 2177-2789

Volume: II;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 19;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: twitter | social networks | citzen journalism | ciberactivism | collective mobile computers

The breach of current paradigms in the society becomes a more steady act. The decentralization and the establishment of the flow of information networks lead the jornalism from to new perspective: the logic of the individual. In that sense, is the use of information and communication technology (ict) and tendency to con-verge journalistic narrative, with emphasis on the production of contents. Thru the ccm or collective mobile computers (leão in lemos, 2004) the subject becomes not only to be an active agent in sharing information as well as you can at any time. Twitter surge in this time of informational revolution based on exchange of information, links and news limited to 140 characters. Accordingly, one can understand that twitter can be used as a tool that promotes the flow of news and breaks the paradigm of monopoly of information. As a study case, we’ll analyse the pro-Moussavi demonstrations after the presidential elections of Iran in June 2009 when the citizens considered the electoral process that reelected Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, fraudulent
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