More politicians are using Facebook pages as a way to get their message across to voters. Robert Ford, the United States’ ambassador to Syria, used social media to deliver a stern warning to that country’s military.
Syria is reportedly in the process of lifting a five-year old ban on Facebook.
Tunisia and Egypt’s uprisings continue to embolden people in other middle eastern nations to call for their own protests via social media. Syria became the latest to do so, as Facebook posts are organizing peaceful demonstrations for this Thursday and Friday.