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When protesters first gained attention for camping out in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, pundits and politicians were constantly asking what Occupy Wall Street was really about?
Tina Casey A new study from the University of Washington suggests that social media, in the form of millions of tweets , played a “central role” leading up to the revolutionary movements that toppled dictators in Tunisia and Egypt earlier this year.
As the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations unfold, Twitter has established itself as an important form of social media for communicating about the movement, just as it has done during the course of the Arab Spring uprisings.
Le Department of Veterans Affairs américain va plus loin que la majorité des administration publiques: l'organisation encourage ses employés à utiliser les médias sociaux!
1 Introduction Social media offer innovative opportunities for political actors, political institutions and the public to interact with one another. Drawing on examples from Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom, this paper outlines how social media are currently being used in the political arena.