New online spaces and practices for political participation

Through technological progress, a multitude of new online spaces for political participation have emerged. This dossier addresses concepts such as technopolitics or digital democracy, while also exploring the use of social media in politics, giving a number of examples of online platforms for political participation.

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A series of resources that help understand the different meanings of the definition of the term "technopolitics".

A compilation of publications that address the use of social media for political issues from a variety of viewpoints.

A compilation of information about digital democracy, a democracy grounded on the use of the information and communication technologies, to create online spaces for dialogue and societal reflection on political issues.

Beyond Twitter, Facebook or blogs, the following are new and unusual political participation platforms that leverage the Web to create more visibility and reach more people.