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Social Computing as an E-Participation Tool in South Africa: An Exploratory Study

@inproceedings{Fashoro2016SocialCA,
  title={Social Computing as an E-Participation Tool in South Africa: An Exploratory Study},
  author={Ifeoluwapo Fashoro and Lynette Barnard},
  booktitle={CONF-IRM},
  year={2016}
}
Social Computing technologies have become prevalent in all spheres of life; businesses, individuals and governments are adopting these technologies at a fast pace. These technologies are interactive and collaborative and therefore present an opportunity to bridge communication gaps between governments and citizens. The main objective of this paper is to explore the use of Social Computing as a tool for public participation in South Africa. Social Computing presents local government with… 

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