Stories Updates

Session Notes: Use of citizen media in elections

  May 7, 2010

Filip of GV Macedonia was interested to know if this experience of the Macedonian elections has been replicated in other countries, where both presidential and local tried to measure support for candidates on various social media platforms, and discovered it was possible to predict the outcome of elections base on percentages of support on facebook and other platforms. People from Colombia, Liberia, Sri Lanka, and other countries discussed the topic with him.

Build up to the Summit

  May 6, 2010

Day1: We're sitting in the auditorium, funky Chilean music coming through the speakers, laptops open everywhere, wi-fi being stretched to capacity in the background. There is a definite feeling of excitement in the air.