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[liberationtech] Facebook: Building Global Community - What's your response to Mark Zuckerberg?

Thomas Delrue thomas at epistulae.net
Fri Feb 17 12:24:27 PST 2017


On February 17, 2017 1:32:46 PM EST, Steven Clift <clift at e-democracy.org> wrote:
>I invite everyone to read and comment on Mark Zuckerberg's important
>"Building Global Community" letter:
>
>      https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingglobalcommunity
>
>This is a special Facebook Group I've created to connect lots of
>disparate communities for a unified conversation that I will share
>with my contacts at Facebook.
>
>You'll find a link to his letter and posts organized by the five key
>questions Mark asks and posts to share media reports and more:
>https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingglobalcommunity/permalink/502366400151315/
>
>Or jump straight to his letter: http://po.st/zuckglobal
>
>Also, while I don't have my first tele meeting with a foundation on
>this until next week, now seems like a good time to share
>E-Democracy's draft proposal for Local Civic Facebook Groups:
>http://po.st/civicfacebookgroupsgoogledoc
>
>Zuckerberg's letter highlights the absolutely vital role of "engaged
>leaders" creating "meaningful groups." E-Democracy's magic mix is
>supporting YOU - those leaders - in local communities working to
>create local community and civic life Facebook Groups that foster
>inclusive and supportive local online communities that foster civic
>engagement and informed communities. So, if you want to add your city
>to the list of the 22 cities with volunteer interest, email me -
>clift at e-democracy.org - with "Civic Facebook Groups" in the subject
>line. We drafted most of this proposal in December, so we are ecstatic
>that Facebook's next mission is so well aligned with our scrappy work.
>
>Thanks,
>Steven Clift
>E-Democracy.org
>
>P.S. You can jump in deeper now (we are just getting started):
>
>1. Supportive Communities:
>https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingglobalcommunity/permalink/502355863485702/
>
>2. Safe Community:
>https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingglobalcommunity/permalink/502356546818967/
>
>3. Informed Community:
>https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingglobalcommunity/permalink/502358683485420/
>
>4. Civically-Engaged Community:
>https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingglobalcommunity/permalink/502359110152044/
>
>5. Inclusive Community:
>https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingglobalcommunity/permalink/502359536818668/
>
>Other Conversations:
>https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingglobalcommunity/permalink/502366996817922/
>
>Media Reports:
>https://www.facebook.com/groups/buildingglobalcommunity/permalink/502367900151165/
>
"Facebook guy tells world it needs to use more Facebook or face bad times",  is that roughly the right summary of his 'insights' or am I way off? 

--
Thomas
(Sent from my mobile device,  please forgive brevity or typos.)



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