I am from Dhaka, Bangladesh and I have been bridgeblogging the Bangladeshi and South Asian Blogosphere in Global Voices since 2005. Social Media is my passion. I like to follow the groundbreaking outreach projects of Rising Voices and write about them.
Latest posts by Rezwan from December, 2011
Deforestation, rapid urbanization, exploiting natural resources, deteriorating air quality are some the threats Mongolia face these days. The citizen journalists of Nomad Green, the Rising Voices Grantee in Mongolia are writing about these issue raising concerns and providing suggestions to stop degradation of the environment.
During the Online Dialogue “Using Citizen Media Tools to Promote Under-Represented Languages” some interesting issues came up including the need for aggregation of online contents to preserve less spoken languages. One example is the Welsh language tweet aggregator Umap Cymraeg which has a database of more than 2000 Welsh language Twitter users online to see the true nature of the Welsh discussions and what issues are most popular.
On December 1, 2011 Rising Voices invited global users to tweet about how World AIDS Day is being commemorated in different communities. Rising Voices recommended use of the hashtag #BlogPos and #WAD11 and encouraged tweets in any language mentioning the country. In this post we look at some of the Tweets on World Aids Day across the world.