Activists around the world are using social media tools to make change. A new 50- minute documentary film called "10 Tactics for Turning Information into Action" is a guide to how best to use take advantage of the power of these tools and avoid hidden dangers. The site and film include inspiring info-activism stories from around the world, a set of cards with tool tips and advice. The project comes from Tactical Technology, inspired their info-activism camp in India.
The film is being shown in 35 countries, showcasing the experiences of 25 human rights advocates from around the globe who have masterfully incorporated tools like Twitter and Facebook to take on governments and corporations. The film also covers the security and privacy issues faced by human rights activists.
The Ten Tactics
9. Let People Ask the Questions
10. Manage Your Contacts
It's great to see and hear some familiar voices, including Sam Gregory from Witness, Dina Mehta, and Marek Tuszynski. Not to mention the excellent resource. It's a must see, must read, must download.