Activism Or ‘Slacktivism’: Can Social Media Really Make A Difference?
This article was published in The Oxford Student on 9 Nov 2020. Link: https://www.oxfordstudent.com/2020/11/09/activism-or-slacktivism-can-social-media-really-make-a-difference/. In the context of Black Lives Matter, the #MeToo movement, the refugee crisis and countless other events, social media activism has been at an all-time high. Individuals, mostly teenagers, sign petitions, share content and urge people to donate online. Some argue this is unsustainable and is merely “