CNET News Daily Podcast: Iranian protests hit social networks

How Iranian citizens turned to Twitter, Facebook, and other social-networking means to get around a government media clampdown following the nation's controversial election.


Following the controversial results of Iran's presidential elections, citizens turned to Twitter, Facebook, and other social-networking means to circumvent a government media clampdown and get supporters out to rallies. CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman has more.


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