10 Most Meaningful Tweets Inspired by Egypt's New Freedom

In the climactic outcome of 18 days of protest, former President Mubarak of Egypt resigned and gave power to the military — he had ruled for 30 years, and the people have erupted to celebrate hope for more freedom in the future. As with all major world events of late, Twitter has helped report on the Egyptian riots and political situation — and now that Mubarak has resigned, Twitter is supplying messages that help explain what this change means for citizens of the world.

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The news stories about Egypt will keep unfolding — and the tweets will keep rolling too. Even if you’re not following anyone directly involved in Egypt’s time of change, clicking on certain hashtags or looking at just the average person’s account will likely remind you of Egypt’s progress and status at this critical juncture.