October 6th, 2019 by

“For one, a predominantly online existence can lull us into a dubious sense of having enacted concrete change, simply because of a tweet or Instagram post. As “hashtag activism” has obscured longstanding traditions of assembly and protest, there’s concern that a failure to transition from the keyboard to in-person organization will effectively stall or kill the momentum of political movements. (See: Occupy Wall Street.)”
Opinion | I Used to Fear Being a Nobody. Then I Left Social Media. www.nytimes.com/2019/10/01/opinion/quit-social-media.html via Instapaper

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