There’s quite a shift at the moment with the heavy hitters in social media and peer communities making a play into politics. Zuckerberg has been touring mining towns “listening to the people”. Joe Biden will be announcing a special group of people PAC – American Possibilities – tomorrow. “Officially, the group will be “dedicated to […]
How to create a resistance movement using social media and the steps to do so. This framework came from one I developed for social media campaigns for companies (workshops) but hey! it works for grassroots activism too! Social Media puts the media in YOUR hands now. The power is great but so is the responsibility. […]
Social Media: CEOs of Twitter and Facebook regularly meet with political leaders worldwide – Prime Ministers’ of Japan, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea, and so on. But not Australia. Why not?
Using Facebook for sentiment analysis of the coming election. A free marketing research tool. Beats focus groups!
Today Caucus votes in Australia as to who will Lead the Labor Party – our current Prime Minister Julia Gillard, or our ex Prime Minister Kevin Rudd – and ultimately be Prime Minister. I’ve put together a video to talk about how I think representational democracy is dead, and how Media failed the Australian people. […]
Getup in Australia has had women in Australia speak election candidate Tony Abbott’s words – to an interesting effect. The long tail of political comment are not forgiven by the community if they are not addressed in a timely fashion.
Barack Obama says blogs have no serious fact checking, no context – also noted is that an undercover Huffington Post blogger got damaging information by sneaking into a “no-Press” event.
if the Government filter out MA15+ games, and ban any games not classified, what happens to World of Warcraft? What about social spaces like Second Life? How about iPhone games and Facebook apps? MySpace? a Job for Government 2.0 Taskforce methinks.