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5 protests spurred by social media

Protests do not only happen on the street. Today, many social movements on the ground are accompanied by movements online. Smartphones, the internet, and social media have created platforms for movements to organise, spread awareness, and fight back against mainstream media reporting. 997 more words

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Jaffe Response 2- Occupy/BLM

Both Black Lives Matter and Occupy utilized the internet and social media at what I would say is the best ever yet. These two movements took over everyone’s social media even Occupy when I was still in high school. 581 more words

Are you really an #activist?

Aren’t you perpetually annoyed with people hawking their beliefs and religions and political agendas in your face?

If so, get off social media!

Carty defines social movements as a “sustained collective articulation of resistance to elite opponents by a plurality of actors with a common purpose”.  1,039 more words