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Social Media and a New Model of Civic EngagementPresentation Transcript
Facebook Twitter Hi5 NINGWhatelse?
social media is creating new enhancing the tools used by existing ones the way citizens are interacting with each other and organizations.
decreased the barriers of entry for citizens to have their voices heard take action on an issue. Why in Myanmar?(Entry barriers)
You and I able to easily take small simple actions without much effort. an extraordinary impact What do you think impact in Myanmar?
Facebook applications - Cause you to support a cause announce it to your network.
Twitter - hashtag Tweeting - important to you. A hashtag is a # sign followed by a term — i.e. #campaignfinancereform Allows people to read all the tweets on a subject at once.
Compound of Crowd and a short for Outsourcing, The tasks traditionally performed by an employee or contractor, Outsourcing them to a group of people or community, through an "open call" to a large group of people (a crowd) asking for contributions.
Historically, English has been “the language of the Internet” Not the case anymore! However, world’s linguistic diversity not represented on the Internet Further global growth needs linguistic diversity Getting the next billion(s) online will need linguistic diversity The next billion(s) online will demand linguistic diversity
The Internet is: a major source of information depository of knowledge the communications and business medium Internet available for everyone Internet used by everyone requires linguistic diversity!
Social media, Crowdsourcing and Multilingualism keystones to the bridge You and Global