How Social Media Has Helped Activism


The action surrounding the tragic death of Trayvon Martin at the hands of a neighborhood watchman in a Florida suburb last February has grown in the last couple of weeks. Thanks in part to social media chatter and a petition calling for the arrest of George Zimmerman—the security guard who killed Martin—it has been part […]

Social Networking Site Geared Towards Occupiers


The occupy movement has been sweeping the nation for months with young college graduates protesting their outrage at the social inequality that has run rampant in our country. However, these protesters are also savvy in the ways of social media. According to, occupy activists are talking about creating their own social networking site, because occupants […]

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