The True Value of Social Media

I’m frequently telling folks that social media’s greatest contribution is that it turned people from being mere consumers of content into producers of content. This is also the goal of educating through civic engagement. We want to turn people into active producers of democratic activity and not simply watch it happen around us.

This presentation from Brandon Murphy focuses on business aspects of social media, but I believe that the data and information also helps us understand how scial media can and should be used in a civic context.

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