Social Media And Government

  • We have a new government. IssueVoter can help you make sure they’re doing their jobs.

    …, and I could I convey to her when an issue was dire to me? These questions were looming in the back of my mind when Maria Yuan reached out to me to hunt her new product IssueVoter on Product Hunt. It seemed like providence. IssueVoter solved all three questions for me. IssueVoter is a bit like Tinder for politics. Once you specify topics that you…

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  • Should Facebook be regulated?

    … Should children be exposed to graphic violence on Facebook without your knowledge and consent? Is it a widely-available broadcast channel like TV that should be regulated, or is it something different? The social web has created amazing opportunities to learn, discover, connect, and have fun. But with the advent of innovations like live…

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  • 5 Ways Twitter is changing the world (despite what the critics say)

    … account …” Why do powerful people, celebrities, and even governments turn to Twitter at these critical events? Because there is no media channel on earth with the reach and opportunity for a viral response than Twitter. It is public, unfiltered, intimate, real-time, and rapid … the perfect channel for provocative news. Of course sometimes even a casual…

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  • 7 Ways social media has changed leadership

    … initiatives to help you figure out how to lead a company. Today, anybody with a computer can start a business. You don’t need capital or assets or even a production path. You just need a good idea and an ability to create computer code. This is an exciting revolution but what happens when a 22-year-old college dropout is suddenly running a billion…

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  • Social Media and the Stock Market: A Lesson in Global Manipulation

    … goes viral. The power of the gatekeepers has shifted, the public’s attention span is shorter, and a company’s reputation could be at the mercy of every person with a smart phone. Yet shockingly, the corporate and financial worlds have not yet grasped this aspect of social media. It’s not through lack of trying, but rather due to the fact…

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