Slacktivism isn’t real activism | Article | The Punch
Slacktivism isn’t real activism | Article | The Punch.
Paradoxically, the rise of digital activism may in fact create less justice, not more, because people think they’ve done their bit just by “liking” someone’s status update.
So next time you’re tempted to send one of those annoying group emails about saving an endangered dugong, turn off your computer and pop down to your local soup kitchen and volunteer your time alongside people who are too busy being of service to even have a Facebook account.
While you’re at it, stop bothering me with your “causes”. I’m way too busy coming up with meaningless opinion columns to try and change the world.
Read the whole article: http://www.thepunch.com.au/articles/slacktivists-isnt-real-activism/