social media

Using Technology to Enhance Government Transparency and Counter Corruption

In recent years, advancements in information and communication technologies (ICTs) have revolutionized processes for the exchange of information and allowed...

#TextsfromHillary

#TextsfromHillary was an Internet sensation in 2012, reaching its zenith with contributions from the Secretary of State herself. This article explores how memes and the culture of post-feminism both elevate and diminish women in politics.

The Role of Technology in Crisis Management and How it Could Be Done Better

Expert Patrick Meier discusses the role technology and social media have played in crises like the Boston bombings and how policymakers – and the crowd – can use these tools better.

Tweeting the Revolution

What impact did social media play in the 2009 protests in Iran?

The Politics of Internet Access and Expression in Cuba

Who has Internet access in Cuba? How is this access controlled?

The Great Firewall: A Closer Look at Digital Censorship in China

Researchers investigate the who, what, and why of digital censorship in China