#[url=https://kaluguran.com/search?tag=PillarofDefense]PillarofDefense[/url] v #[url=https://kaluguran.com/search?tag=GazaUnderAttack]GazaUnderAttack[/url]: Israel conflict plays out on social media

#PillarofDefense v #GazaUnderAttack: Israel conflict plays out on social media on Foxnews

The military groups have even created their own hashtags to document the violence — the IDF tweeting with #PillarOfDefense and Hamas using #GazaUnderAttack.

Associate professor of communications and journalism at the Queensland University of Technology Axel Bruns said the inclusion of social media in modern warfare tactics, both by military organizations and civilians, is becoming the norm.

“I think we’ll see more and more of it and probably not just necessarily between the combatants themselves but from people in the areas, the bystanders caught up in the process,” he said.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2012/11/15/israel-conflict-plays-out-on-social-media/#ixzz2CJ21NTVS

“On both sides there’s significant knowledge of English, so this is something that can really be played out in front of the world’s media and on the world stage,” he said.

“This is an issue that is very visible, an issue where there are significant supporters for both sides all over the world, and it can be explained to a world audience in a language they’ll understand so it’s probably quite likely to be taken up by lots of people via social media.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2012/11/15/israel-conflict-plays-out-on-social-media/#ixzz2CJ29EC6N

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