Some more facts….. Oxford Internet Surveys: http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/microsites/oxis/ Social networking sites are not only growing in terms of people – they also have an increased share of online time
Social websites are profoundly different to most government spaces…….
… .and so is democracy….
… .. we can’t make a decision on the basis of how many people join a facebook group
You’ll have seen this before….. But it makes an important point
Social Web: The Wild West Local Government: The Law How can you map this relationship? Formal Consultation Alchemy News and social networking sites Council managed services like webcasting or online consultations We need to use tools like petitions which can transition people from informal to formal Social Web: The Wild West Social Web: The Wild West Informal Social Participation Social Web: The Wild West Informal Civic Participation Social Web: The Wild West Government: The Law Formal Democracy Social Web: The Wild West