Identity and Online Advocacy

From slacktivism to activism: exploring the increase of youth participation in online social movements through Twitter.

Abstract From-slacktivism-to-activism-exploring-the-increase-of-youth-participation-in-online-social-movementsDownload The emergence of social media platforms has changed the way that young people advocate for a social cause. Slacktivism is the new phenomenon that has revolutionised the world of online activism by empowering young people to participate in social movements from the comfort of their homes. Often critised as the ‘laziest form of activism’, this paper will challenge the popular Read more […]