Social Media Activism

Social media activism brings awareness about topics to a huge audience.  But the big question is, does it bring about meaningful change or does it just lead to Slacktivism? Slacktivism is “the practice of supporting a political or social cause by means such as social media or online petitions, characterized as involving very little effort … Continue reading Social Media Activism

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Exploring Social Media Activism

Media activism is a broad category of activism that utilizes media and communication technologies for social and political movements. Social media is a common way to promote media activism due to numerous opportunities for interaction and therefore disseminate information to rally supporters.  Examples of social media platforms include Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. According to the …

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