Analysis Of The Refugees Welcome Organization

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With 65.3 million estimated refugees the world is quietly experiencing the worst refugee crisis since World War II (T). The only exposure the world receives about this on-going crisis is in the form of a picture of the lifeless body of a refugee child who drowned trying to cross the Mediterranean with his family; or a video that shows a young Syrian boy who sits in the back of ambulance covered in a thick, grey coat of dust and drenched in his own blood. Although these images resonate with the millions who either view these images on the news or on social media, they are quickly forgotten. Forgotten because there are so many terrible things that are happening in this world, that it is hard to keep up with each. The outside world’s ability to …show more content…
The organization’s self-awareness and confidence allows it to project a clear, concise and valid argument for pro-refugee protest across virtual spaces to millions of users. R. W’s branding and its sense of community is highly attractive to its audiences and easily allures them to volunteer their time and efforts. The transparency, innocence and sense of community of R.W is imperative to their stated goals because it would be much more difficult for a person to give their attention, time and money into an organization that was not easily accessible or had a friendly …show more content…
Surprisingly Facebook is Refugees Welcome’s least popular social media platform. The organization’s presence on this platform is not as organized or felt and this reflects in the hashtags lack of trendiness across Facebook. Many posts using the #RefugeesWelcome are from 2015 and there is only 85,000 people taking about the issue across Facebook’s one billion daily users. When I began this paper, I was expecting Facebook to be the R.W organization most popular and active social media platform. This is probably the direct result of a lack of presence on the Facebook

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