TITLE

Citizen Voices

AUTHOR(S)
Bahree, Megha
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Forbes Asia;12/8/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 21, p114
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
35875777

 

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