“A growing tide of surveillance and censorship” threatens people using the social web to “organize, take action and try to expose wrongdoing in every region of the world.”
The collaborative economy value chain, Google and real-world sharing, finding meaning in stories and numbers, a platform for whistleblowers, and freedom from fear.
You must let the truth get in the way of storytelling. Don’t let a creatively brilliant white lie overshadow your message when it later blows up in your face. There are a hundred more creative options.
To be better in Twitter or be better in diplomacy…or both? Digital diplomacy should help resolve real-world conflicts.
My three thoughts on the Crowdsourcing Act of 2012: comments must be actionable, offline components must be present, and political barriers must be removed.
Too surreal for words – it’s amazing where decisions could lead us.
How the Philippine online community responded to these events is an example of the power of social networks and the radical potential of social density. I think ‘emotional density’ (as part of social density) in these two cases played a bigger role in moving people to name the bully and scrutinise a Senator’s speech.
The end of the work week has brought some good catch on social business maturity, the crucial role of content marketing and engagement, and the ultimate ROI of social media, in particular, blogging — changing behaviours — , which in this case, contributed to a revolution.
[Originally published in Munting Nayon Magazine for the Filipino community in the Netherlands] I’ve been writing a lot about how the social web has become an inherent part of this …
The social upheaval that exploded in Tunisia and Egypt is spreading across the Arab World. At the time of this writing, dissent is snowballing in Libya, Bahrain and Iran. In …