Only one-third of Americans believe the Internet is a safe place to express one’s opinions, according to a BBC poll. These attitudes could have huge implications for both government policies and business practices.
What pressure means to me is: threats, shows of force, unrelenting insistence, harassment, and coercion. We need to understand the ramifications of using pressure vs. persuasion as a way to influence elected officials.
There are a lot of grassroots advocacy social media trends, and many of them won’t help you reach your persuasion goals. Alan Rosenblatt shares the ‘best’ and the ‘worst’ in the grassroots social media arena.