Tunisian Internet "pirate" named State Secretary

After ousting Tunisian president Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia has adopted a new politician: a well known pirate. OK, so this pirate named Slim Amamou is not a vagabond in the traditional Captain Sparrow sense, but rather an Internet pirate who served time.

Facebook and Twitter help spur political change in Tunisia


After years of unpopular rule, Tunisia's President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been ousted from power. 

Celebrations took shape in all forms, including parties, riots in the street, and of course on Twitter and Facebook.