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  • 2011 11 2_global_scholar

    1. 1. Social Media and Collective Action:From the Middle East to MichiganDr. Cliff LampeSchool of InformationNovember 2, 2011 Flicker: Kemal Y.
    2. 2. “May you live in interesting times.” - ancient curse
    3. 3. Social media does not*cause* collective action, itfacilitates it.
    4. 4. The Past Year
    5. 5. Mohamed Bouazizi
    6. 6. Mohamed Bouazizi
    7. 7. Tunisia
    8. 8. Bahrain
    9. 9. Egypt
    10. 10. Libya
    11. 11. Syria
    12. 12. Wisconsin
    13. 13. Oakland
    14. 14. Wall Street
    15. 15. Michigan
    16. 16. People engaged in collectiveaction
    17. 17. Which is not always positive
    18. 18. UK Riots
    19. 19. Vancouver riots
    20. 20. The role of informationtechnology and social media
    21. 21. Social media tools reduce the cost of distribution
    22. 22. Mobile hardware makeseveryone a media producer Flickr: mbaudier
    23. 23. Ubiquity of the tool spread ideasGuardian.co.uk
    24. 24. Distributed and independent
    25. 25. A rich social media environment was inplace before the protests - mostly youth
    26. 26. Social media provided an alternative to state controlled media
    27. 27. What is social media?
    28. 28. Common characteristicsUser generated contentDirect user-to-user interactionBundles of applications
    29. 29. Twitter
    30. 30. YouTube
    31. 31. Cautions about social media
    32. 32. “Slacktivism”
    33. 33. More local examples
    34. 34. Micheen
    35. 35. OMBT site
    36. 36. SummarySocial media tools: Reduce the cost of mass distribution Work with ubiquitous hardware Allow for “network effects”Concerns Deception Infrastructure is vulnerable SlacktivismNext steps Education - social media literacy Research - What worked, what didn’t.
    37. 37. Thanks!Cliff Lampecacl@umich.eduTwitter: @clifflampeSlideShare: clifflampe

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