Internet activism

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  • Internet And Activism

    Tiffany Anglin Mr. McDonald AP Government 15 May 2017 The Internet and Activism: Article Summary and Analysis Summary Titled The Internet and Activism, Ehrlich’s article explores the economic and political impacts of internet. On the outset, Ehrlich quotes the economist Ronald Coase who stated in 1937 that the sizes of organizations can be determined by the costs that are attached to organizing information. This statement, she explains, denoted the basic need for resources for the execution of complex tasks. While this is a proposition which defined the need to seek the control of resources, the advent of the internet and its rising use in political and administrative issues has gradually (but steadily) substituted the significance of the great…

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  • The Cult Of The Dead Cow

    of a new age; an age where technology is king among other platforms of information. Indifferent and disillusioned by careless claims made in the media, internet activist are revolutionizing the world through internet hacking. Internet activist known as Hacktivists, work to target injustice in politics and corrupt societal ideals. The world’s posterity relies upon Hacktivists groups, and the single click of a computer mouse. The term Hacktivism was coined by the first Hacktivist group known as…

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  • Clicktivism And Social Activism

    Introduction Soon after its birth, the internet has transformed many people’s daily lives. For example, they acquire a new way to receive information, a new platform to communicate with others, and a new medium to transmit one’s ideas. People have changed many of their habits due to the appearance of the internet, but these transformations might not always be positive or commonly accepted. For example, because of the rise of the internet, a new form of social activism raises and is called…

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  • Malcolm Gladwell: Social Media's Negative Impact On Society

    united us together as people to achieve a common goal. Today, people still understand that one person cannot do it all and that to gather followers efficiently you need social media to do it more efficiently. But he wants to think that social media has a negative impact on society. He believes that the real activists are the ones who are not using technology and are working with the people they know. And have strong ties with to make a difference. But conventional wisdom has it that anything in…

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  • Case Study: Anonymous

    with a potential that is not fully quantified. The database, the measures of protection and security, the equipments meant to reassure our safety are exposed to those new types of weapons, the traditional methods of fight becoming impractical. The cyber-crimes are a supplement for cyber-terrorism in what concerns the methods used although the motivations are different from each person. Many of these attacks are made either to produce anarchy, for amusement, to reaffirm the hacker?s position, or…

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  • Malcolm Gladwell Small Change Analysis

    Has social media truly impacted activism? This is a question Malcolm Gladwell answers In his article, “Small Changes”. Gladwell pushes back the notion that social media has helped us become better organizers of protests than we’ve been before and that sites such as twitter are accountable for the surges of uprisings we’ve been experiencing. The core of his argument is that internet activism, while having reinvented social activism, is inefficient in regards to challenging the status quo, and I…

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  • Social Media Activism: A Theoretical Analysis

    Halupka, Max. 2014. Clicktivism: A systematic heuristic.Policy & Internet 6 (2): 115-32. Halupka first starts by discussing why clicktivism has come to be viewed as a useless act in political terms. The article argues that online activism is more than just signing online petitions and liking things. Each action is significant in the fight for some sort of political change. Critics of it view it as a way for people to fulfil their moral obligations without actually doing anything but click a…

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  • Argumentative Influence Of Social Media On Children

    Side B, on the other hand, believes that child predators are using social media to target children. “The Internet is quickly becoming another place for sexual predators to prey on unsuspecting children” (Long). “CyberTipline, the nation 's hotline for reporting sexual exploitation of children, received 223,374 reports in 2010, nearly double the 2009 number” (Acohido). Byron Acohido states in his article, “Sexual predators, pornographers and prostitution rings are capitalizing on the rising…

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  • Participatory Culture Analysis

    “The emergence of participatory cultures will enable deep social changes,” said Howard Rheingold. Participatory culture lends the exchange of diverse perspectives, community involvement, and empowerment through online platforms for social groups. Social media activism—as seen in the Ozgecan Aslan case against gender-based violence in Turkey on Twitter—and YouTube—transitioning from amateur to professional, revenue-targeted content—depict how participatory culture has revolutionized the way new…

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  • Analysis Of Maus: A Survivor's Story And Persepolis

    In troubling times, many people look to their faith as a source of guidance and inspiration. This certainly rings true in two graphic novels: Maus: A Survivor’s Story, written by Art Spiegelman, and Persepolis, written by Marjane Satrapi. Maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman’s experience as a Polish Jew in the Holocaust. Persepolis, an autobiographical novel, follows Marjane, a religious young girl who has a passion for activism growing up during the Islamic Revolution. These two authors…

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