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Lorea was an Elgg-based social networking site conceptualized in 2010. It was used by the Indignados in Spain during the 15-M/Anti-Austerity movement of 2011. It appears to have gone offline in early 2016.







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Items in the Lorea Collection

This page includes all of the photo albums or folders included on the site. The folders have an image, title, and number of photos included. There are also multiple navigation links on the page. As the rest of site, this page is in Spanish.

This is Lorea's homepage, but also serves as a group page. It includes a description of the page, who the administrator is, the number of members in the group, and other active groups and discussions. It also includes lists subgroups and related…

On this page there is a complete listing of videos that have been posted to the site. At the time of the posting there were at least 6 pages with 10 videos per page. The videos each have a screen capture image, a title, who posted it, tags, and how…

This is Lorea's wikis page. This page lists the user created wikis pages. There are 6 links on a page and at least 6 pages. From this page you can link to a variety of other pages and search content.

On this page of Lorea, the site related activities of the members is shown. This includes such things as posting or commenting, becoming friends with others on the site, creating new pages, etc. The page is set up in chronological order, with newest…