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SOPA – The Day The Internet Stood Still [INFOGRAPHIC]

On Wednesday, January 18th, 2012, tens of millions of internet users around the world protested against SOPA (Stop Online Privacy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) in their tweets,  Facebook updates, emails and blog posts.

Within 16 hours of the blackout, some 2.4 million SOPA-related tweets were submitted on Twitter (surpassing the 2 million tweets related to Occupy Wall Street on November 15). By itself, the #WikipediaBlackout hashtag constituted 1 percent of all tweets made on that day.

The outcry against SOPA was so big, and so important, that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his first tweet in two years.

This infographic from Frugal Dad takes a closer look at the SOPA backlash, and the day that the internet stood still.

(Source: Frugal Dad.)

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