May 26, 2013 Leave a Comment
MindDRive is an after school club that targets at risk teens in the States. As part of the teachers’ efforts to engage high school students in safe after school activities, the MindDrive project makes a realistic plan of using social media power. Students take an old beat up car and transform it completely into a functioning automobile. The unique part of this car restoration process is that fact that it’s fueled by social media coverage.
The car is literally fueled by an electric battery that runs on the collective and cumulative power of social media. It turns Facebook likes, tweets and retweets, and instagram likes into real battery juice. The club plans to drive all the way from Kansas City to Washington City, and need the following power from various social media venues:
This truly is one of the best ways i’ve seen teenagers use social media. Ever.