عنوان مقاله [English]
Cyberspace and social networks are both treasure troves and minefields. For a uniform practice and wise stance among officials of the government, there is a need for adopting a macro strategy pattern in confrontation with the generality of virtual world and the social networks in particular. This paper has tried to make use of multifaceted theoretical considerations in reviewing Leader’s views on cyberspace with an emphasis on social networks. To that end, we have first conducted exploratory interviews with experts to gain access to components and areas of concentration. Then, Leader’s past-decade statements went under strategic analysis based on thematic analysis of findings. In sum, the most important findings and results have been oriented toward designing a strategy pattern. This pattern includes current strengths, current weaknesses, potential opportunities, threats, as well as underlying reasons for threats, necessities and considerations.