Coherence in a paragraph can be created by using transitional words or phrases and by repeating key words or phrases.

In the following paragraph, identify transitional words and repeated key terms.

Revolutions aren’t what they used to be. In 2011 we have seen that social media has altered the nature of mass demonstrations and protests. Throughout the Middle East and North Africa, protests have been organized and coordinated through social media like Facebook and Twitter. For example, the protests in Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, and Libya were facilitated by the protesters being able to coordinate large numbers of people through Internet sites without government control. Control of the media has long been a major feature of authoritarian governments. Because the Internet is more difficult to control, societies that were once restricted have become more open.


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