…googling Best social media sites for progressive advocacy got all kinds of good material… things like:
- from http://socialmediatoday.com/social_advocacy_politics/my-mission-get-progressive-ceos-twitter:
- On the left, we have Upworthy.com. Like Twitchy, it is a curation site for progressive social media memes. But Upworthy has fewer messages from the top to share than Twitchy.
- But progressives need more leadership on Twitter than just our elected officials. Politicians can only provide so much leadership and not every kind. We need the leaders of our policy advocacy groups and think tanks on Twitter. We got the liberal press, the organizers and the activists tweeting. But we need the CEOs and Executive Directors and the Presidents, too.
Alan Rosenblatt, Ph.D. is a social media and online advocacy strategist, professor & thought leader. He is a partner at Turner 4D (formerly Turner Strategies), the co-founder and host of the Internet Advocacy Roundtable; Ombudsmen and co-founder at Take Action News and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins, American, (Georgetown and Gonzaga Universities), where he teaches courses on internet …
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