Social Media, Applications
Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide.
CivicEvolution helps citizens create community written and supported plans to solve community problems–it helps us think together so we can act together.
DISQUS is a comments platform that helps you build an active community from your website's audience.
Spot.us provides a platform for community based and community funded reporting, what they term ‘community powered reporting.’
Support for online deliberation.
The Question and Answer Tool is for classes, presentations, panels, and other public discussions.
The discourse-machine is an e-participation platform that offers online discourses and dialogues.
echo is a joint Open Source project for active citizen participation.