Social Media And Government

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

    … care about, IssueVoter shows the pros and cons of related bills that will soon be voted upon. When you specify which stance you’d like your congressperson to take, it automatically emails them your position! And you can also encourage your friends to take a stand as well via social media–though IssueVoter avoids friend feuds by anonymizing your…

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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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  • 7 Ways social media has changed leadership

    … an ideal environment for the traditional notion of leadership. I’ve been thinking about this a lot and have listed below a few ways I believe social media presents challenges for leadership. I’d love to hear what you think … 1) How do you exert leadership in an environment that disdains leadership? Even though any kind of “rules” or hierarchy…

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

    … By Kate Prince, {grow} Community Member A hacker starts an online rumor about a place crash. The “news” goes viral and the airline’s stock plummets. The hacker makes a fortune on stock short sales that day and slinks back to his anonymous world undetected. A company legally makes a material announcement on Facebook about an acquistion…

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