2 February 2011

Social tech innovators create detours around media roadblocks during times of crisis #innovation #socialmedia

Amazing case study of innovative social networking, collaboration, crowdsourcing, technology and the future of work. Google and Twitter teamed up to solve problem of getting messages out of Egypt when government shut down access to the Internet. People could call designated phone numbers and leave a voicemail. That voicemail turned into a Tweet. Crowdsourcing translations from Arabic, those Tweets got got transcribed into English. Read article for phone numbers and details: http://channel.hexus.net/content/item.php?item=28743

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