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What caused the KONY 2012 video to go viral?

So I know you have been eagerly waiting to understand a bit more about what I have been doing in my Media Culture program. Well here you go! 4,368 more words

CLICKTIVISM: Social Media for Social Change

“The great thing a little lamp can do which the big sun cannot is to give us light at night. It shows no one is superior by size but by purpose.  1,021 more words

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This Much I Know... - In Defence of 'Clicktivism'

It is commonly regarded that the internet went ‘public’ in 1991. I was born in 1994 meaning I have never lived in a world where an online presence was inactive. 900 more words


In Praise of Clicktivism: Dapper Laughs and People Power

The past fortnight has been a whirlwind of events in the life of Daniel O’Reilly, the man now formerly known as Dapper Laughs. The supposed comedian’s brand of ‘comedy’ had focused around a propagation of misogynistic, in your face sexism, centred around the Casanovaesque abilities of, and tips from Mr Laughs himself. 958 more words

The Impact of Social Media on Non-Profit Organizations

The global and profound effect Social Media has had in today’s modern society is undeniable. As of January 2014, 74% of all adult Internet users… 771 more words

The limits (and potential) of public activism

That political disillusionment is on the up can be accepted prima facie. Also obvious is the growth of new forms of political engagement (Avaaz… 946 more words