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In a social media world of Retweets, Likes & Favorites, students experience Hashtag Activism

In a digital culture many practices and concepts have been revolutionized by the Web.

Activism is a prime example. Take for instance online social movements from recent years. #BringBackOurGirls #Kony2012 #IceBucketChallenge.

A lot of these causes have been improved by Internet integration. But in some instances “hashtag activism” has been misused.

This month’s edition explores how the web has created “hashtag activism”  and altered how people interact with issues around them.

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