Tag Archive for Facebook

A gTLD gold rush?

An acronym gTLD stands for generic top-level domain. Top level domains are strings attached at the end of an internet address, the best know examples are .com, .org, .net etc. On June 20, 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) announced that its Board of Directors had allowed an increase in the number of available generic top-level… Read more →

Influencing Policy Making via Social Media

Influencing policy making through Social Media requires impact of citizen support. People’s engagement in discussion on issues generates information of stakeholders and the public views on the issue. The opinion makers on Twitter are influential regarding the issue they themselves comment on. User followers indicate about the persons interests and the level of knowledge they posses regarding the issue. Number… Read more →

Public Affairs through Facebook and other Social Media

As was mentioned in the previous blog, European Parliament’s facebook page is a brilliant tool. Because it provides resource of reference to all 754 MEP social media profiles. This includes personal facebook profiles, facebook pages, and twitter accounts. The question is by how much will social media change how Public Affairs works’. If people can contact their MEP through twitter… Read more →