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Mon April 16, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Opinion: Finally, A Way Forward for Social Media and Social Justice

Photo courtesy of Invisible Children

Social media is becoming an increasingly valuable tool for social justice advocates, not through oft-maligned “slacktivism” campaigns such as changing one’s profile picture for a cause or through making a topic trend — but through its capability to help shape the national discourse surrounding issues, as two recent examples from two very different spheres of the web prove.

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