Filtering through the noise

I finished my story and chose not to publish it here since it will be printed in Janet’s book. Storify is an incredible tool. It is absolutely amazing what I managed to find using Storify. I found tweets from citizen journalists, activists and others on the ground in Cairo during the protest.

All of these people were using Twitter to spread and receive information. They were tweeting directions to protests, pictures of what was happening on the ground, maps and pointing to others in different locations on the ground. I watched them strategize and assemble in real time. With Storify I was able to filter through all the noise and find them all. I’ll say it again, amazing.

Here’s one of the more memorable tweets that I came across:

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