Friday, September 16, 2011
Which Makes Better Sense in Brazil? Prisons or Community Centers?
This video from the Al Jazeera English news outlet describes the boom in social media use in Brazil, but more importantly describes how one community replaced a prison with a community center with public computer access. The news report not only shared how Brazilians are very active because of the communication capabilities of new media like Twitter and Facebook, but also showed how the public computer centers address the digital divide in that country where poor people lack access.