National Geographic : 2011 Jul
JAN. 24 JAN. 25 JAN. 26 JAN. 27 JAN. 28 JAN. 29 JAN. 30 JAN. 31 FEB. 1 FEB. 2 FEB. 3 One Twitter message ("tweet") sent by one user. Three days of tweets sent by one user. Egyptian Internet service providers stopped service suddenly on January 28, interrupting access for thousands of users. Some Egyptian Twitter users found ways to tweet despite the interruption. Messages from many users outside Egypt increased, possibly in response to the service interruption. Not all Egyptian Twitter users in the Middle East Network designated themselves as Egyptian---but their slowed tweets indicate their location.