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“a new site for old discussions about
 the relationship of consciousness to
        place and other people”




          ...
social media
shared experience

online and
in person
many-to-many
enables people to create and distribute
the stories they care about and
discuss what’s important to them
tell your story
blogs

video blogs & sharing

podcasting

photo sharing
publish
create content
be a curator
draw from your community
map
googlemaps

community walk

platial
tag
label your information
folksonomy

http://del.icio.us/blockwork/detentionwatchtech
syndicate
RSS =
really simple syndication
aggregate
use an RSS feed reader
create your own portal
pull other sources into your web site
connect
social networking
= conversation
amplify impact of
small communities
serendipitous
exposure
participate
citizen reporting
meet-ups
political action
collaborate
wikis
project management
online office applications
re-mix
mash-up = mix content
from 2 or more sources
re-use & contextualize
share & collaborate
future=mobile
text messaging
cell phone content
immediate action
start small
post photos from your last event

social bookmarks for shared reference

add or update your wikipedia entry

i...
deeper
impact   enhance
         existing
         programs
before:   plan, educate
          wiki, social bookmarks


during:   record
          live blogging, chat,
          audio...
focus on
your goals
             it’s not
             about
             technology
workshop references

blockwork.org
creative commons
	   	 attribution-Non-Commercial-NoDerivs 2.0

      http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/
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social media: concepts and context for activists

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my presentation slides from the workshop on Social Media and Emerging Technologies at the Detention Watch Network conference (4.28.07)

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  1. 1. “a new site for old discussions about the relationship of consciousness to place and other people” (Ben Russell)
  2. 2. social media
  3. 3. shared experience online and in person
  4. 4. many-to-many enables people to create and distribute the stories they care about and discuss what’s important to them
  5. 5. tell your story blogs video blogs & sharing podcasting photo sharing
  6. 6. publish create content be a curator draw from your community
  7. 7. map googlemaps community walk platial
  8. 8. tag label your information folksonomy http://del.icio.us/blockwork/detentionwatchtech
  9. 9. syndicate RSS = really simple syndication
  10. 10. aggregate use an RSS feed reader create your own portal pull other sources into your web site
  11. 11. connect social networking = conversation amplify impact of small communities serendipitous exposure
  12. 12. participate citizen reporting meet-ups political action
  13. 13. collaborate wikis project management online office applications
  14. 14. re-mix mash-up = mix content from 2 or more sources re-use & contextualize share & collaborate
  15. 15. future=mobile text messaging cell phone content immediate action
  16. 16. start small post photos from your last event social bookmarks for shared reference add or update your wikipedia entry in-house evaluation blog
  17. 17. deeper impact enhance existing programs
  18. 18. before: plan, educate wiki, social bookmarks during: record live blogging, chat, audio, photo, video after: report, share, discuss lay out the next steps
  19. 19. focus on your goals it’s not about technology
  20. 20. workshop references blockwork.org
  21. 21. creative commons attribution-Non-Commercial-NoDerivs 2.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/
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