Boosting E-participation: The use of Social Media in Municipalities in the State of Mexico.

Valle-Cruz D; Sandoval-Almazan R (2018) Boosting E-participation: The use of Social Media in Municipalities in the State of Mexico. In Optimizing Initiatives through social media. Coords, Laura Alcaide-Nuñoz y José Alcaráz-Quiles ( Pages 103-125) DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5326-7.ch005 Abstract: In this chapter, the authors show two case studies of the use of social media in municipal governments: Lerma, a small municipality with…

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Media use during conflicts: Information seeking and political efficacy during the 2012 Mexican elections

ABSTRACT: Public access to accurate and reliable information is fundamental to democracy and democratic decision-making. In emerging democracies, during political crises or controversial elections, reliable information is often difficult to obtain. In authoritarian regimes, citizens' perceptions of information reliability are tightly linked to trust in government, and both are typically low. Open government policies help build trust that is essential…

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Vecinos y Redes Sociales: comunicación e interacción en el caso de @vecinodeteca

RESUMEN: Las relaciones de negocios y las empresas han comenzado a utilizar estas redes sociales electrónicas para impulsar sus marcas, sus productos y sus vínculos personales. Este artículo es parte de una línea de investigación que monitorea una red de vecinos que utiliza la plataforma Twitter para enviar mensajes y organizarse. Mediante una investigación longitudinal que comenzó en 2010 hasta…

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The use of Web 2.0 on Mexican State Websites: A Three-Year Assessment

Web 2.0 tools and applications (e.g., blogs, wikis, forums, RSS, podcasts and videocasts) as well as social markers (e.g., Del.icio.us, Technorati, Facebook and Digg) have reached government and commerce sites; however, there is still a dearth of research related to the adoption levels of such tools. The purpose of this research is to contribute toward filling this gap by assessing…

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