Theoretical Framework and Methodology

  • Ahmed Al-Rawi


This chapter offers background accounts on the use of various social media outlets in the Arab world with emphasis on YouTube. It also provides full details on the methodology and theoretical accounts on online religion, flaming, social movements, online activism, extremism, online communities, and selective exposure because of their relevance to the scope of this study.


Social media Social networking sites Middle East Arabic 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmed Al-Rawi
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  1. 1.Concordia UniversityMontrealCanada
  2. 2.Erasmus University RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands

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