MoJo-Giving a voice to the voiceless

Over the last decade we have seen various instances when smartphones and social media have been leveraged to create a mass movement for change, one only needs to look at the “Arab Spring” to see how huge that impact can be. The one unique characteristic of all smartphones when compared to all other cameras is that the smartphone is now ubiquitous, there are allegedly 6.56 Billion of them worldwide!* With so many cameras scattered around the world it is no surprise that stories of injustice, persecution and exploitation are now being highlighted as never before. For years I’ve used the expression “Mojo: Giving a voice to the voiceless” and in this session we will hear three different and unique perspectives on mobile as a tool for storytelling.

 

 

*Source: https://www.statista.com/statistics/330695/number-of-smartphone-users-worldwide/