Stories about India from April, 2009
Build Your Own Alltop For Advocacy With WordPress and OneNews
Now, you can build your own Alltop-like dashboard for your advocacy project, using Wordpress and OneNews. While I won't encourage you to make a dashboard just because you can, I can see many applications for such dashboards.
The Perils of Facebook Activism: Nisha Susan Locked Out of Pink Chaddi Campaign's Facebook Group
The Pink Chaddi Facebook Group has been getting hacked throughout last month, and, instead of dealing with the hackers, Facebook suspended both the group and Nisha's account last week. In an open letter to Facebook, Nisha wondered if the first rule of Facebook activism is to not use Facebook.
The Story Behind Vote Report India: Citizen-Powered Election Monitoring
Vote Report India is a collaborative citizen-powered election monitoring platform for the 2009 Indian Lok Sabha elections.