September 13, 2011 Teenager Zehra Tajouri's photo of her sister holding a defaced Libyan flag, taken on the first day of the uprising last February, became an online symbol of the Libyan revolution.
July 10, 2011 We asked, and you shared your photos and memories with us. From the first launch to the last, here are some of your stories.
June 12, 2011 The person behind the "Gay Girl In Damascus" blog came forward after purported arrest drew scrutiny.
May 19, 2011 In some ways, writes Andy Carvin, an interview with the Obama administration seemed appropriate on Twitter, considering communication for the Mideast and North African revolutions have thrived there.
May 18, 2011 During President Obama's Mideast policy speech Thursday, join NPR's Andy Carvin and Marc Lynch of FP.com's Mideast Channel for a Twitter chat on the speech, including a followup interview with deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes
May 12, 2011 One of Libya's first citizen journalists tells the story of his escape to Tunisia and the two months he was forced to spend offline, causing many of his online contacts to fear he was dead.
March 2, 2011 Starting today users will notice a change to our commenting process designed to improve the quality of discussions on NPR.org. In an effort to decrease spam and encourage civility we will more aggressively moderate the user comments that appear on the site.
January 28, 2011 Like other protests around the world, social media has played a big role. This is a primer on how to follow the events in Egypt via Twitter.
January 13, 2011 As protests spread across Tunisia, we’re collecting social media from people on the ground. In this experiment by NPR’s social media desk, you can help us examine this citizen journalism and sort out the facts.
December 17, 2010 Critics have slammed the film Tron: Legacy, some asking if it should've even been made. NPR's Andy Carvin disagrees. "Tron isn’t just a movie. It’s a meme that a whole generation of geeks like me have been cherishing for nearly 30 years."
December 10, 2010 One week ago, today, an elderly man was killed in a collision with a bicyclist in Washington, D.C.'s Chinatown. His name was Quan Chu, and he was a longtime neighbor to NPR. Andy Carvin has this remembrance.
October 18, 2010 All Tech Considered takes an in-depth look at what goes into carving the most seasonal of geek crafts, an R2-D2 jack-o'-lantern, with pumpkin sculptor Noel Dickover.
October 12, 2010 We're taking steps to cut back on the amount of spam and so-called trolls posting on NPR.org, and we'd like your input on what else we can do to improve the situation.