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What if Slacktivism Actually Could Feed a Hungry Child?

Date Published: 
08/01/2013
Summary: 

Online activism, much like the millennials known for it, suffers from a bad reputation. Dubbed “slacktivism,” social media activism — from “liking” an organization on Facebook to sharing a video on Twitter — often has been dismissed as pointless. Cynicism about slacktivism even inspired recent campaigns by Unicef Sweden and Crisis Relief Singapore in which the organizations ask for money, not Facebook love.