We Media Research

News on the Go
How Mobile Devices Are Changing the World’s Information Ecosystem. A report for the National Endowment for Democracy.

The end of apathy
Three shifts in mobile social digital culture lead to a new economy and new visions for leadership.

Call it Crowdvertising
The sausage factory: Why advertisers and ad agencies are failing customers

Content in the creative commons. Who profits?
The artist, the Long Tail and the clash over rights

The news, the muse, the economy and other myths
Newspapers fall out of orbit as an innovation recession threatens their relevance and their future

An update on Social Citizens
Digital fluency and social change, at any age

A new set of tools. But who’s engaging?
Using social media for social change

Capturing consumer engagement & creativity
Web 2.0 moves to business: How to make it work

Challenges for Obama
The First We President

My friends could be dead
The 2007 shooting rampage at Virginia Tech University revealed the new flow of news. Reporters followed the tweets.

Game Changers
The We Media Awards recognized Game Changers – people, projects, ideas and organizations inspiring a better world through media.

We Media
How audiences are shaping the future of news and information
Our seminal 2003 report coined the phrase, defined the movement and anticipated sweeping changes for the news industry – and the planet.

iFOCOS, the Institute for the Connected Society, conducted research, collaborations and events from 2006 to 2012.