Thursday, September 23, 2010

David Batstone Conversation: How Social Media Can Fight Modern Slavery


Abolition Conversations: Social Media & Social Change from Not For Sale Campaign on Vimeo.

From The Hub SoMa, Jack Dorsey of Twitter.com and Square (squareup.com) and David Batstone of Not For Sale address the question: "Can Social Media be a catalyst for real social change?" Brought to you by the 2010 Global Forum on Human Trafficking, this event is an excellent preview to the Global Forum (globalforumonhumantrafficking.org) on October 14-15.


What do you think?  How can you use social media to make a difference via Twitter, Facebook, Email, Blogging, etc...?

2 comments:

  1. Absolutely loved the closing statements from Batstone - Metrics are in place to end slavery in the next 20-25 years. And, from Jack on Twitter: Twitter can be used as a peacemaker. We can understand how others live and how we impact how others live.

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  2. I've also decided to devote my life to ending slavery. My first step is to raise awareness by personally doing 10,000 push-ups over 100 days in Martin Place, Sydney, and I'm nearly done! To see me doing my push-ups in my suit, visit http://www.crushslavery.com

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