The Arab Spring: Getting Started
Social media and web archives
r-Sheif is an archive of tweets, instagrams, facebook posts, and YouTube videos about the Arab Spring, along with tools for visualizations and support for research.
archive-it.org: North Africa and the Middle East documents the Arab Spring revolutions from 2011 to the present. From the creators of the wayback machine, it has captures of web sites and blogs from the region.