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Changing the World, One Tweet at a Time

I recently joined Twitter, and am striving to become proficient in the language of hashtags so that I can use my account for more than following the journey of John Green’s Paper Towns. 647 more words


Some Personal Thoughts on Social Media Activism

Recently someone raised a question, if activism on Facebook, Twitter and social media is just ‘feel good’ activism that people undertake in the comforts of their home or can it make a difference as what people from yesteryears did marching on the streets. 708 more words


Lazy Activism, is what Malcom Gladwell calling social media activism in his article Small Change

It is not enough for us to write a single post about his critiques, therefore we urge you to read his article provided in this post.

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Furthermore, Bob Samuels also stated, that using social media to organize a protest or any social activity regarding activism is taking the first step in participation in a social movement via social media. 311 more words

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Lemme take a sexfie

Introducing the sexfie, a.k.a. the sexy selfie.

In the mirror, in your best outfit. Showing it off before, after and while clubbin.

No stats on this, but I would wager that sexy photos of women get substantially more traction that personal opinions or articles that women share. 78 more words

Online Feminism

Just a photo.

Written October 28, 2014. 

It’s Thursday, October 23, and Vanderbilt students are kicking off the (almost) weekend. Finishing up the last bit of homework before meeting friends for dinner or going out, it’s business as usual. 743 more words

#Activism: how social media has changed the nature of how we make a difference

Multimedia reporting by Miranda Siwak

With 2014, there was a newfound surge of social media activism. From the incident in Ferguson to the viral Facebook… 2,515 more words

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