Possibilities, reality and challenges of citizen communication on the web
Text about the social participation enhanced by online media and networks. The objective is to reflect on the appropriation of cyberspace by popular social movements, as well as paying attention to the contrapositions of the role of online media and networks and their potentiality in the mobilizing articulation. The study starts from a bibliographical research to briefly situate aspects of the theoretical debate on technologies and the internet, and then to reflect on some of the social practices carried out in the relation between popular movements and the Internet. It is considered that the Internet has broadened the possibilities for popular, communitarian and alternative communication, which is renewed in its language, format, importance and scope.