THE CONVERSATION: Going viral: what social media activists need to know

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Release date: 17/7/2018

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Inspiring stories of social activism, such as the Civil Rights movement and the fight against climate change, abound in history. And it is generally thought that the new social media era has helped cases of activism to succeed. But our research has revealed some major threats, which activists need to understand if they are to be successful in getting their message across to the masses.

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TitleGoing viral: what social media activists need to know
Media name/outletThe Conversation
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date17/07/18
DescriptionInspiring stories of social activism, such as the Civil Rights movement and the fight against climate change, abound in history. And it is generally thought that the new social media era has helped cases of activism to succeed. But our research has revealed some major threats, which activists need to understand if they are to be successful in getting their message across to the masses.
URLhttps://theconversation.com/going-viral-what-social-media-activists-need-to-know-96043
PersonsShahla Ghobadi