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Social Media Creates Surprise Protests in Chicago

A New York University student from Chicago, 18-year old Rachel Brown took a break from studying for final exams in 2015 to create a fake Facebook page to protest Chicago police shooting Laquan McDonald, age 17. 83 more words

Global Youth Activism

Vlog #2 Social Activist Movement

Hello guys, my name is Natalia and is really late I am in my pajamas, I have my tubi on and my sister is sleeping. Today I am going to talk about an activist movement that I am going to write about for my project three essay. 358 more words

Social Solidarity

In an ever increasing world of technology, does it help or hurt?

#BringBackOurGirls

#ICantBreathe

#YesAllWomen

#PrayForParis 403 more words

Post About it, Be About it: thoughts on social media activism

Facebook these days is just grandmas uncomfortably commenting on pictures in which you are obviously drunk, cat videos, Buzzfeed, and political ideals that no one gives a shit about except for the original poster and that one guy who likes to play devil’s advocate…or maybe he’s just actually an asshole. 408 more words

Social Media

From Far Corners of a Sphere

In solidarity with those affected by terrorism in the past week, a photo from my last trip to Paris, May 2015

It’s been a while since I’ve posted, and I’ll admit that I’m drawn back to the page for a combination of reasons.   1,014 more words

Collegiate Musings

Call out xenophobia and ignorance. Don't be a jerk about it. Because no one will listen.

I am speaking from hard hard earned experience. In the past I’ve shared rants and ravings, that were justifiable and mostly accurate, that did precisely NOTHING to change people’s perspective or even challenge them. 898 more words

Politics

Social Media Activism in Indonesia

Merlyna Lim’s article “Many Clicks but Little Sticks: Social Media Activism in Indonesia” (DOI: 10.1080/00472336.2013.769386) which appeared in Volume 43, Number 4 in 2013, the Special Issue on New Media in Asia has reached more than 4,000 downloads. 185 more words