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Social Media and a New Model of Civic Engagement


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Social Media and a New Model of Civic Engagement in Myanmar

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Social Media and a New Model of Civic Engagement

  1. 1.  Facebook Twitter Hi5 NINGWhatelse?
  2. 2.  social media is creating new enhancing the tools used by existing ones the way citizens are interacting with each other and organizations.
  3. 3.  decreased the barriers of entry for citizens to have their voices heard take action on an issue. Why in Myanmar?(Entry barriers)
  4. 4.  You and I able to easily take small simple actions without much effort. an extraordinary impact What do you think impact in Myanmar?
  5. 5.  Facebook applications - Cause you to support a cause announce it to your network.
  6. 6.  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.
  7. 7.  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.
  8. 8.  ?
  9. 9.  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
  10. 10. 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!
  11. 11.  Unicode Content
  12. 12.  Social media, Crowdsourcing and Multilingualism keystones to the bridge You and Global