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

  • Shahla Ghobadi

Press/Media: Expert comment

Description

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.

Period17 Jul 2018

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleGoing viral: what social media activists need to know
    Media name/outletThe Conversation
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited 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

Keywords

  • activism
  • social media
  • online campaigns