Social Media Impact: Socio-political Campaigns in Europe

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Social Media Impact: Socio-political Campaigns in Europe

  1. 1. www.digiwhirl.com buzz@digiwhirl.com +91-9004350022 Social Media Impact: Disruptive Socio-Political Campaigns in Europe September, 2013
  2. 2. www.digiwhirl.com buzz@digiwhirl.com +91-9004350022 Beppe Grillo’s 5 Star Movement “It’s the Internet. The Internet creates transparency, creates a change of mentality, brings people together.” A novel government idea where citizens rule for two terms as a duty rather than money-making profession. Read More: Beppe Grillo on TIME
  3. 3. www.digiwhirl.com buzz@digiwhirl.com +91-9004350022 Indignados Campaign The Indignados campaign which started in Spain and then caught on to other places in Europe like Greece and then to the US as well, was highly co-ordinated with the help of social media & open source groups. Read More: An interesting account of social media usage from a participant in this movement Pic Source
  4. 4. www.digiwhirl.com buzz@digiwhirl.com +91-9004350022 Telegraph’s Gibraltar Poll Telegraph put up a poll about Gibraltar – Is it British or Spanish? Citizens voted in droves… Too bad it was not an official poll being taken by governments of either country – to know citizens view. ;) Read More: Telegraph’s Poll
  5. 5. www.digiwhirl.com buzz@digiwhirl.com +91-9004350022 @Sweden managed by the People @Sweden is an iconic example of people managing a Governmental office – the Tourism department’s Twitter account! Read More: @Sweden managed by the people of Sweden
  6. 6. www.digiwhirl.com buzz@digiwhirl.com +91-9004350022 “Thank You for going through our presentation! Would love to hear your thoughts on social impact in the socio-political sphere around the world.” Priyanka Dalal Founder, DigiWhirl +91-9004350022 Skype: priyankawriting

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