Occupation of Twitter during gezi movement in Turkey
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This thesis will attempt to analyze the occupation of social networking site Twitter by Gezi protestors just like any other offline public place like Gezi Park and the deoccupation process of the same platform by the Pro-government users thus aiming to break the linkage between “on” and” off” during Gezi protests in Turkey. Throughout this struggle between opposite collectivities, the social networking sites such as Twitter were defined as contested spaces that could be “freed” from the protestors’ occupation like any offline public place.