OCCUPY WALL STREET: 6,000 Protest in Times Square

The Occupy Wall Street movement, which seeks to highlight growing economic inequality, marched to New York’s Times Square on Saturday. The crowds were estimated to consist of thousands of people — Bloomberg claims that 6,000 were present.

Occupy Wall Street has effectively utilized social media to spread its message — the #occupywallst hashtag on Twitter helps to coordinate activities, while photos and videos of the protests are posted to YouTube, yfrog, Twitpic and other services. Some have compared the movement to the Arab Spring, in which the role of social media in organized demonstrations first became evident.

Source: Mashable.com

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