Tag: Mobile Technology

Innovative ways to use cell phones and other mobile devices for social good

Civic Engagement

The Algorithms of Fear

By Marcia Stepanek 7

Many media companies are using algorithms this US election year that are having the effect of accentuating people’s differences and stoking their fears. Is it time for social innovators to build new tools that help promote a more tempered, consensus-based discourse?

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Government

Text the Vote

By Suzie Boss

In a classic leapfrogging initiative, Libya has enabled its citizens to complete voter registration via digital messaging technology.