Citizen Voices

Bahree, Megha
December 2008
Forbes Asia;12/8/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 21, p114
The article focuses on the use of Ushahidi which uses a free software named FrontlineSMS that converts laptops and mobile phones into a texting broadcasting center. It states that Ory Okolloh, a Kenyan blogger, has used the application to gather information on the political upheaval in Kenya election. It notes that the application creates a websites, in which information sent from around the world can be attached to a Google map.


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