social media diplomacy

Jeffrey Robertson discusses the importance of embassy websites in addition to social media.

Mother Motherland Statue

Olga Krasnyak discusses how disputes over historical memory in Russia and the Baltic States have played out on social media.

Computing Language

Chris Hensman & Shawn Powers discuss how the rise of digital technology poses a threat to PD practitioners.

Oxfam Ambassador Kristin Davis Visits Dadaab Refugee Camp

A look at how non-state actors like celebrities influence foreign policy and global politics.

An article in the Cambridge Journal of Eurasian Studies looks at the impact of Twitter on Russia-Turkey relations.

Cari Guittard's advice for how both state and non-state actors can connect with the public under the current president.

Twitter Profiles of World Leaders

Burson-Marsteller has released its second annual Twiplomacy study.

Between Twitter and FaceTime, Facebook and Vine, it’s easier than ever for world leaders to communicate virtually. But Marcus Holmes, assistant professor of government at William & Mary, believes that might not always be the best option. [...] As important as face-to-face diplomacy is, there’s growing evidence that also suggests politicians shouldn’t delete their Twitter accounts just yet. Holmes and his team in the Political Psychology and International Relations lab also research the usefulness of digital diplomacy[.]

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