This week in Gov 2.0 activists in Syria continue to upload video documenting the incoming artillery on Homs, circumventing the restricted access to international media imposed by the Syrian authorities. The government offensive has killed at least 300 people in the last week. http://ow.ly/90Mg0 Danny Abdul Dayem pleads for international intervention. http://ow.ly/90Mve
This week in Gov 2.0 the Obama campaign released a video celebrating the President’s win in the last election and some of the successes in office, through the lens of social media.
Also this week, the U.S. Government plans to leverage citizen participation with social media and online games to help catch criminals. The winner will be awarded $5,000. The game will test how social media can be used for law enforcement. ow.ly/90JW7