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Egyptians react online to Mubarak's refusal to quit

Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak has defied expectations by insisting he will not step down, despite mass demonstrations against his rule.

Reaction to his speech was seen on the streets of Cairo but it could also be seen online.

Social media has played a crucial role in the ongoing unrest and people have been sending their messages to the BBC.

Tim Allman reports.

  • 11 Feb 2011