Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Social networks impact on democracy, dictatorships and freedom of inform...



Democracy and democratic pressures from social networks. Cover ups and government deceptions, impact of wikileaks on government internal communications and policies. Freedom of information and corruption. Politics and political change. Impact of SMS, twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, Youtube and other social networks on dictatorships v democracy. How dictators fear loss of political power from freedom of information. Use of mobile technology, smart phones and other communication devices to drive protests and public disorder. How governments and dictatorships have switched off mobile telephones and SMS, web access etc to maintain political control. How power is shifting from government leaders, police and army control to small groups of local activists. Politics and wikileaks impact on government action, media, TV, radio and national press. Video by Futurist Patrick Dixon, author of Futurewise and Building a Better Business.

0 Comments:

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home