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The revolution will be blogged

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Green-clad supporters attended a rally for former Prime Minister Mir Hossein Mousavi, who was a candidate for the 2009 Iranian presidential elections. In the wake of the contested election, the government cracked down on everything from cellphone service to Facebook, and Twitter emerged as the most powerful way to disseminate photos, organize protests, and describe street scenes.

PHOTO: Damir Sagolj/Reuters

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