Kony 2012 and Slacktivism

Last week Consider brought you a variety of perspectives on the Kony 2012 campaign, and I wanted to highlight a related issue.  Saturday, Zeynep Tufekci wrote a post criticizing the concept of “slacktivism.”  The idea is this: critics often call social media campaigns like Kony 2012 “slacktivism,” suggesting that while people think they’ve made a difference by posting the Kony video to [...]