Tags civic engagement

Browser extension's creators say it'll boost civic engagement via social media

by • 5 months ago

The new tool's developers hope to take Facebook and Twitter back from bots and political meddlers.

These app makers are trying to shatter Facebook's echo chamber

by • 7 months ago

By giving users a direct link to their representatives, Aidan and Liam McCarty say their tool could transform online political discourse.

Bloomberg Philanthropies begins search for Engaged Cities Award winners

by • 2 years ago

The contest, which will award 00,000 in funding for creative technology ideas, has now ended its application period.

Government leaders report feeling overwhelmed by demands of civic engagement

by • 2 years ago

New survey results show that managing the data and expectations of their communities is often more than than government officials are ready for.

Civic Innovation Challenge Inventory pairs problems with open data in Cambridge

by • 2 years ago

The city is showing civic hackers where the city needs help by compiling a list of data sets that can be used to build useful apps and tools.

9 apps named as finalists in NYC BigApps 2017

by • 2 years ago

One of the biggest annual hackathons in the nation pares down its list of potential winning teams.

Social media and gamification drive San Antonio's new 311 app

by • 2 years ago

Local startup Cityflag wins San Antonio, Texas, as its first American client as the city pursues a new brand of citizen engagement.

Opinion: Post-Trump, local governments need to focus on engagement, not just policy

by • 3 years ago

This is how city leaders can use technology to win back trust and save democracy.

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