Social Media, Civic Engagement, and the Slacktivism Hypothesis: Lessons from Mexico’s “El Bronco”
14 January 2017
Dr. Saiph Savage is an Assistant Professor at West Virginia University. She creates computational models and platforms to mobilize the citizen crowd. She designs interactive tools that empower communities to coordinate their citizens to produce collective action and create real world change. Her research involves the areas of: Civic Media, Social Computing, Crowdsourcing, Data Visualizations, Context-Aware Computing, Human-Computer Interaction.