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Wael Ghonim:
Inside the Egyptian revolution

TED2011 · 9:51 · Filmed Mar 2011
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Wael Ghonim: Inside the Egyptian revolution
9:51 · Filmed March 2011 at TED2011 · Subtitles available in 32 languages

Wael Ghonim is the Google executive who helped jumpstart Egypt's democratic revolution ... with a Facebook page memorializing a victim of the regime's violence. Speaking at TEDxCairo, he tells the inside story of the past two months, when everyday Egyptians showed that "the power of the people is stronger than the people in power."

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Google executive Wael Ghonim began a Facebook page that galvanized protest in Egypt's democratic revolution. Full bio
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