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03/04/2012 - 16:34

Legacy is like a ton of bricks: Thoughts on social media, entrepreneurism and participatory government

 --- Posted by Heather Blanchard - GUEST CONTRIBUTOR -  Social Entrepreneur sojourning as a 2012 Global Communications Masters Candidate at The American University of Paris

I was invited recently to participate and present at the European Commission’s Information Society and Media Directorate General - DG INFSO - seminar on Socio-Economic Assessment of the Benefits of Social Networks for Organisations - #euseasons. The seminar focused on three core areas which were: (1) to establish a better understanding of the benefits and challenges of social networking and social media technology to organisations; (2) to arrive at policy options in this area; and (3