Exploring Slacktivism

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One usually doesn’t have to go too far before finding blog posts decrying slacktivism, or the modern trend of low-effort internet activism. Whether these actions are sharing the Kony video, wearing a plastic bracelet, changing one’s social media profile image or texting to donate a small amount to charity, they are often decried as not being well thought out and just another way for┬áprivileged┬ápeople to feel better about their status. Read the rest of this entry »