Social media as a potent tool for social change


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Analysis of how social Media is being used to create dynamic Social Changes around the World

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Social media as a potent tool for social change

  1. 1. Yinka
  2. 2. Has no shortage of villains to blame
  3. 3. However blames move us nowhere
  4. 4. Power of the people is stronger thanpeople in power -Wael Ghomin
  5. 5. Great social dynamic changes place us on the world map
  6. 6. Most powerful factor in socio-political changes across the globe
  7. 7. Social media has given the most marginalised group a voice.
  8. 8. A fundamental shift in the way we communicate
  9. 9. Offers us most potent tools yet we cry of helplessness
  10. 10. Offers opportunity of what we can start alone without permission of others.
  11. 11. Offers opportunity for personal transformation and self- empowerment
  12. 12. Positive thought into positive action
  13. 13. Little resources to move towards right social change we desire
  14. 14. Ability to use collective effort in bringing social change.
  15. 15. Ory Okolloh
  16. 16. Dunn Gaby
  17. 17. Wael Ghonim
  18. 18. Yinka Olaito
  19. 19. Social media used by Egyptian demonstrators brought together individuals who shared commongoals and ideas, but also offered a medium for planning. In the case of Egypt, social media forced thegovernment to take accountability. Transnational social networks made it very difficult for governments to lie and hide from their citizens
  20. 20. Social Media Change tools
  21. 21. The medium that carries the message shapes and defines the message itself. The instantaneous nature of how social media communicate self-broadcastideas, unlimited by publication deadlines and broadcast news slots, explains inpart the speed at which these revolutionshave unravelled, their almost viral spread across a region. -Peter Beaumont
  22. 22. You can live to see the changes youdesire
  23. 23. First,break psychological barrier of fear
  24. 24. Act according to integrity of heart
  25. 25. Acting with integrity is one of themost important differentiators youcan demonstrate in a world full of “it doesn’t matter” thinking and behaviour. - Hannah Samuel.
  26. 26. Far from being old-fashioned notions, acting with integrity, building trust and genuinely respecting others are more needed now than ever. Those who do act with integrity attractattention not only because otherswant to be associated with them but because so few people trulyengage in ways that make people feel good about themselves. -Hannah Samuel
  27. 27. Are you set or...
  28. 28. Your seat is guaranteed
  29. 29. Website: www.yinkaolaito.comE-mail: yinka@yinkaolaito.comTwitter: @pathfindernigFacebook: Yinka OlaitoSkype :YinkaolaitoTel: 234-7029778785 /
  30. 30. Cover gun: Tony Nwawodoh