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CIRCLE’s Social Media Experiments

July 19th, 2010
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CIRCLE is involved with two experiments that combine social media and civic engagement. One project, called BLink, is designed to “link organizations, issues, and people in the Greater Boston Area for social change.” BLink is an open network, usable by college students and anyone else in the community to support their volunteering and activism. The other project, called Legislative Aide, involves high school classes in Tampa, Florida. There, students use custom-designed software as part of a high school curriculum.

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