Tag Archives | web 2.0

WORKSHOP: Expanding Your Advocacy Networks with Twitter

On July 24 and 26, SMEX’s Mohamad Najem will offer an advanced workshop for activists, journalists, and civil society organizers wanting to use Twitter more effectively. In the workshop, intermediate Twitter users will learn to use Twitter strategically, paying particular attention to how they can leverage the tool to expand their networks and distribute information […]

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Creating Facebook Pages with Impact: A New Guide/دليل جديد: إنشاء صفحات فيسبوك ذات تأثير

This week, we’re proudly announcing the release of our new Arabic-language guide Creating Facebook Pages with Impact (Arabic) (and English): A Guide for Arab Civil Society Organizations. The 72-page guide walks NGO communications teams through nine major steps in developing a strategy for your Facebook Page, such as selecting administrators, setting goals, and using Insights […]

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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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Whack A Lebanese Politician!

I played Whack-A-Politician on Facebook, thumped a few Lebanese politicians with a judge’s gavel and managed to—quoting the game: “say no to useless talk and speeches of hatred and war”. The game also asks you to “Use your mouse and click to silence a politician before another citizen leaves Lebanon.” A non-political, non-religious NGO working […]

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