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This presentation "Using Social Media for Advocacy and Social Change" was delivered at a Youth Conference in November 2010.

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    Using Social Media for Advocacy and Social Change Using Social Media for Advocacy and Social Change Presentation Transcript

    • Using Social Media for Advocacy and Social Change So many people How can I use blogging? Corve DaCosta www.corvedacosta.com November 2010
    • What is Social Media? Forms of media that allow users to interact with each other. It’s highly accessible and enables user-made content.
    • Yesterday…
    • Today...
    • Today...
      • According to http://en.wordpress.com/stats/
      • There are 15.1 million blogs hosted on WordPress.com as of November 2010.
      • According to  Quantcast , over 260 million people worldwide visit one or more WordPress.com blogs every month, and they view over 2.3 billion pages on those blogs each month.
      • WordPress.com users publish about 500,000 new posts on an average day (and their readers leave 400,000 new comments every day).
    • What is a blog?
      • A blog (a contraction of the term "web log") is a
      • type of website, usually maintained by an individual
      • with regular entries of commentary, descriptions of
      • events, or other material such as graphics or video. 
      • Source: Wikipedia
    • Guidelines for a Successful Blog
      • Build content
      • Engage readers
      • Write well
    • Guidelines for a Successful Blog
      • Remain current
      • Maximize on social media
      • Be ‘buzz-worthy’
      • Presentation
      • Time & Frequency
    • Case Study: Change.org
    • Blog Action Day 2010
    • Blog Action Day 2010
    • Blog Action Day 2010: Jamaipanese http://www.jamaipanese.com/
    • Case Study: Jamaican LGBTQ Blog http://glbtqja.wordpress.com/
      • Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may
      • remember; involve me and I’ll understand.
      • ~ Chinese Proverb
    • Success Story
    • Newspaper Cartoon
    • Tavi Gevinson http://www.thestylerookie.com/
    • Blog Platforms
    • Leave a comment…
    • Activity
      • Youth impacting society
    • Contact Information
      • Corve DaCosta
      • http://corvedacosta.com
      • Twitter: @corvedacosta
      • 876.890.4825