Tag Archives | NGOs

Share the MADness: A Social Media Barcamp for Lebanese Civil Society

More than 200 participants representing diverse youth groups, NGOs, social media enthusiasts, and activists from civil society in Lebanon, contributed to organizing and presenting sessions at Share the MADness BarCamp last Saturday. The BarCamp was marked by the diversity of its participants who came from various regions in Lebanon: Beirut, Akkar, Tripoli, Baalbeck, West Bekaa, Alley, Saida, Sour, […]

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Bareed Mista3jil: A Case Study

Social Media is cool. We all know that it’s easy and cheap so we all want to use it to advance our cause. But when asked about Social Media tools (be it blogging, facebook for activism, twitter etc.) my answer is always the same: Social Media is like having a baby, anyone can do it, […]

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Spring Cleaning, and Getting Ready to Relaunch SMEX

Startups by definition are disorganized and always trying to catch up with their vision. Social Media Exchange is no exception. Last year, we launched the Summer 2008 Social Media for Social Change project with lots of aspirations, many of which we achieved and some, which, let’s be honest, we haven’t gotten to yet. We developed […]

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Twitteristic Information Processing

NGOs and online news sources can use social media to set up a communication plan on the internet. There are various approaches to developing an influential presence on the web and many tools to choose from. Social networking and micro-blogging programs like Twitter, Jaiku, Prownce, and Plurk allow people to blurt bits of conversation, sharing […]

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