Social Media for Social Change

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A brief overview of Social Media in South Africa and how the Reconstructed Living Labs are using it for social change.

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Social Media for Social Change

  1. 1. Social Media for Social Change By @marlonparker
  2. 5. 91% of mobile phone users go online to socialize compared to only 79% of PC users
  3. 7. 4,000,000 Toll FREE Numbers
  4. 8. 5,000,000 PC Web Users
  5. 9. 36 Million
  6. 10. R0.75c per SMS 10 Billion SMS/Texts
  7. 11. 38% Disposable Income
  8. 12. 12 Million Mobile Web Users
  9. 13. 22Million Mobile Chat
  10. 15. “ Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.” Lin Yutang
  11. 16. Stories of Hope Digital Voice Community Education Employment Upliftment
  12. 17. Community Social Media Mom 3.0 SM Teens Senior Mobile Sessions The Reconstructed
  13. 18. Mobile Blogging
  14. 19. Social Media Surgery
  15. 21. Mobile Counselling 3:41 PM @mxit: i've got this friend of mine i don't know whats wrong with her she tried commiting suicide a couple of times and she smokes weed how can i help her? 3:46 3:42 PM  me : hw old is she? how old is your friend 3:45 PM @mxit: She's 14 PM   me : do her parents knw dat she tryd 2 commit suicide? 3:47 PM I c.Do you know why your friend wants to commit suicide?    that is young so does her parents know she is smoking 3:50 PM  @mxit : Ja her parents know they caught her smoking it so she tried 2 commit suicide and i want to help her but i don't know how 3:52 PM  me : Does she mix with friends who smoke? 3:53 PM  @mxit :Ja we are 6 in the group 4 of them are smokers its just me and my sister who dont smoke 3:54 PM  me : Wil she spk 2 sum1 in person if she cn get help? 3:53 PM  @mxit :Ja she wants hlp and I dnt know what 2 do 3:55 PM me: which area do u live? 3:56 PM    @mxit: In pta 3:56 PM me: we will gt sum1 in pta 2 help. Can u wait online 4 da numbers?   3:58 PM @mxit: k
  16. 22. # Social Media Trainers: 16 # Trained in Social Media: 276 # of Mobile Subscribers: + 80,000 # of Interactions: +2,500,000
  17. 23. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.
  18. 24. Thank You www.rlabs.org www.marlonparker.co.za [email_address] Marlon Parker @marlonparker marlonct +2721 469 1138 +2721 637 4037 +2776 403 4920

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