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‘Slacktivism’ gives impression of impact, but is Internet activism really effective?

‘Slacktivism’ gives impression of impact, but is Internet activism really effective?

Erin Yarnall and Shannon Marks

May 27, 2014


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In March of last year, 2.7 million people changed their Facebook profile pictures to a red equal sign in solidarity with the Human Rights Campaign to show they support marriage equality. The year before that, the “Kony 2012” video, which hoped to raise awareness of African militia leader Joseph Kony,...

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