Tools for Online Public Engagement

Determining how best to use online tools to engage the public may seem like trying to take aim at the world’s fastest moving target and not just because of the rapid development of new tools, or “apps”.  Management faces challenges in an era of dramatically increasing social media activity, where the worldwide community of Facebook users now exceeds the population of the United States.

Wikispaces, Wikiplanning, Surveys, Ideascale, Public Input, Community Engagement Tools, Build Public Trust, Citizen Engagement, Digital democracy, Online Engagement, Technology and Public Input, Participation platforms, Public consultation, Civic Engagement, Virtual Public Engagement, Social engagement, Digital collaboration, Group decision-making, Democratic decision-making