Presentation on theme: "WHAT CAN I DO ? YOU CAN DO A LOT ! A FEW MINUTES IN SOCIAL MEDIA WILL SEND OUR MESSAGE TO MANY, MANY ! JOIN THE ONE HOUR WORK SHOP AND SEE WHAT WE CAN."— Presentation transcript:
WHAT CAN I DO ? YOU CAN DO A LOT ! A FEW MINUTES IN SOCIAL MEDIA WILL SEND OUR MESSAGE TO MANY, MANY ! JOIN THE ONE HOUR WORK SHOP AND SEE WHAT WE CAN DO ! DETAILS VERY SOON !
Activism 24/7 or at the time of your choice, everyday
1) It's an amazing form of distribution 2) It's where things happen first 3) As a search engine, it rivals Google 4) It's a formidable aggregation tool 5) It's a great reporting tool 6) It's a fantastic form of marketing 7) It's a series of common conversations. Or it can be Alan Rusbridger, The Guardian Editor in Chief: Why Twitter matters
8) It's more diverse 9) It changes the tone of writing 10) It's a level playing field 11) It has different news values 12) It has a long attention span 13) It creates communities 14) It changes notions of authority 15) It is an agent of change
A Sample of activists & show support & enthusiasm by retweeting @AmbassadorRice @AmbassadorPower @KenRoth (Executive Director HRW) @jmccdon (Amnesty International USA) @Asma_Jahangir (UN Panelist on Sri Lanka) @NishaBiswal (Assistant Secretary of State ) @AKeenan23 (International Crisis Group) @USEmbSL (US Embassy Sri Lanka) @Callum_Macrae @francesharris0n
Poet Bharathiyar’s “Agni Kunju”, perfects today’s social activists using “Tweets”. He said a rage to burn down the jungle of injustices see no difference, in the tiny spark that sets it than the blowing blaze.