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Coming Soon: Personal Democracy Plus

BY Micah L. Sifry | Tuesday, June 7 2011

We're redesigning our website and launching a new subscription service for online politics and government professionals at all levels. What should we include? We'd love to hear your feedback. The world of technology and ... Read More

Share This! How Social Media and Relationships Can Drive Action

BY Anthony Russomano | Tuesday, October 26 2010

You know how to navigate social networking sites -- but do you know "why it’s good for your activism to talk about the World Cup on Twitter?" Read More

Jobs: PdF is Expanding!

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, September 2 2009

If you’re reading this blog post, you just might be the person we’re looking for. Personal Democracy Forum is expanding! We are looking to hire two new colleagues. We are seeking people who are creative, ... Read More

Needed: Better Tools and Data for Understanding Social Media's Role in #IranElection

BY Micah L. Sifry | Thursday, July 9 2009

I just finished a very interesting PdF Network call with Katrin Verclas of MobileActive.org, talking about the role of social media in the aftermath of the Iranian election, and Jim Gilliam of WhiteHouse2 and act.ly ... Read More

Join Ben Smith, Ana Marie Cox on Next Thursday's PdF Conference Call [UPDATED]

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 22 2009

UPDATE: Correction! It turns out that the call will take place next Thursday, April 30th, not today at all. There's really no explanation -- I just got it plum wrong. Sorry for the error. But at least this way you can ... Read More

News Briefs

RSS Feed friday >

First POST: Spoilers

How the GOP hasn't fixed its tech talent gap; the most tech-savvy elected official in America, and the most tech-savvy state-wide candidate; and much, much more. GO

thursday >

First POST: Hot Spots

How Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg is making inroads in China; labor protests among Uber drivers spread to more cities; new data about the prevalence of online harassment; and much, much more. GO

wednesday >

First POST: Reminders

Why the RNC hasn't managed to reboot how Republican campaigns use voter data; new ways of using phone banking to get out the vote; how the UK's digital director is still ahead of the e-govt curve; and much, much more. GO

tuesday >

First POST: Patient Zero

Monica Lewinsky emerges with a mission to fight cyber-bullying; Marc Andreessen explains his political philosophy; tech donors to MayDay PAC get pushback from Congressional incumbents; and much, much more. GO

monday >

First POST: Front Pagers

How Facebook's trending topics feed is wrecking political news; debating the FBI's need for an encrypted phone "backdoor"; democratizing crisis data; and much, much more. GO

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