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Online collective intelligence strategy and social mobilization in china

Although Chinese Internet sphere is under the strict censorship and control by the authority, it is certainly not difficult to observe the cases that Chinese individuals utilize the Internet and mobilize, develop influential power and exercise it against the dominant elites and deliver their opinion. This paper aims to analyze how the Internet promotes to crack down one of the strictest censorship and raise social mobilization in China by observing three different online social movements against the authority power and elites. And in order to discourse the power mobilization process and method, the theory of collective intelligence is applied.

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