Twitter Green Avatars

As a post script to my last post, many people are adding green to their avatars on facebook/twitter in support for the Iran election protests. If you want to change your avatar here are some options;

I’ll add more as I find them. Once you’ve greened your icon you can add it to the greenwall (6550 added so far, and still counting).

Other bits and pieces of interest

  • To view images of the protests, there’s a flickr stream, the images range from hope-filled to gruesome.
  • To see search terms on the rise, here’s a google trends analysis of key terms.
  • To see trends across all social media here’s a collection, and another from Mashable.
  • Amnesty International’s reports are here

Other ways you can help

And a couple of things to watch out for;

  • be wary of the source of information, it seems the authorities are feeding misinformation into twitter
  • do not retweet names or avatars, twitter is being watched – and those tweeters are in danger

5 thoughts on “Twitter Green Avatars

  1. Pingback: Does a green Twitter avatar really support democracy in Iran? « Natalie DeBruin

  2. i have added desktop backgrounds from the green wall – available for download on the site.

    thank you for this wonderful resource 🙂

  3. Pingback: El Oso » Archive » Summary of Cloud Intelligence Symposium

  4. Pingback: Natalie DeBruin » Blog Archive » Does a green Twitter avatar really support democracy in Iran?

  5. Pingback: My Sixth Birthday | Change Meme

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s