Political Messaging in Digital Spaces: The Case of Twitter in Mexico’s Presidential Campaign

Political messaging is adapting to new digital spaces. However, the power of citizens through the use of this digital spaces is still unknown. Many citizens criticize political candidates using Facebook or Twitter, others build networks in Snapchat and some others try to collaborate with candidates using Periscope or WhatsApp. This research is focused in understanding Read More …

Online Activities through Social Media by High Education Students: Business vs. Informatics

Online Social Networks (OSN) are the new tools that students are using to interact, communicate and collaborate for school work. The impact on school activities, as well as the communication mechanisms among students, have just started to be studied. This research focuses on this issue, trying to answer the question: How do college students use Read More …

Citizens’ perceptions of the impact of information technology use on transparency, efficiency and corruption in local governments

The implementation of information technologies in government could have significant effects on efficiency, transparency, and corruption. However, it is not clear whether and how citizens perceive these effects. Based on a survey conducted in 2015, this study examines the role of technology use and its effects on transparency, efficiency, and corruption in Mexican local governments Read More …