Occupy SMS: The Revolution will be texted

URGENT: Hundreds of police mobilizing around Zuccotti. Eviction in progress! More than 4,000 people received that text message at 9:56pm on November 14, 2011. All of them had signed up for Occupy Wall Street alerts by texting @occupyalert to 23559. Coordinated through Text Occupy, Occupy groups have created “cells” on the mass-text social network called…

Read It Later

I think I’m in love. With an app. I’m a compulsive clicker. On the Net every day there are a thousand articles to read and videos to watch and cool stuff to keep up with. Half the time I say, “I’ll read it later.” Some clever app developer knows my type. He or she made…

Occupiers interface on OCCUPII

For those tuned into the mainstream media, the Occupy Movement equals the Occupy camps, and most of all mothership Occupy Wall Street, formerly of Zucotti Park, Manhattan. What these poor MSNBC- and CNN-watchers are deprived of is the teeming world of Occupy on the Internet. Social media is the nutrient base of the movement. Gen-Xers…