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Iran’s Gen Z movement and the hashtag wars

Iran’s Gen Z movement and the hashtag wars

Iran’s Gen Z movement and the hashtag wars

The hashtag #MahsaAmini has close to 300 million tweets, but who is sending the tweets?

In the last month, protests in Iran have been bolder than any time since the 1979 revolution, but now, teenage girls are taking the lead. Gen Z is using their TikTok and Instagram skills to call the world’s attention to their need for freedom. But with almost three hundred hashtags, #MahsaAmini, their movement, is also being co-opted for others’ needs. So how do you know which is which?

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