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HASHTAG ACTIVISM
Real action or slacktivism?
Susan McPherson
@susanmcp1
Hashtivism (noun):
the use of hashtags on social
media (mainly, but not solely,
on Twitter) to express and
promote a polit...
Hashtag activism must be paired
with real-world action to be
meaningful.
Origins
• #ArabSpring
• #OWS – Occupy Wall Street
• #Kony2012 – call to stop Ugandan military
leader and war criminal Jose...
#NotBuyingIt
#Ask4More
#SolidarityisForWhiteWomen
#changetheratio
#yesallwomen
#BringBackOurGirls
#BanBossy
#WeAreSilent
#...
The benefits of hashtag
activism are very real.
 Raise awareness
 Build and organize communities
 Give a voice to the v...
But tweeting
and sharing
via social
media alone
will NEVER
solve
anything.
What do you think?
Is hashtag activism real
action or slacktivism?
Tweet your answer
#DLDhashtivism
THANK YOU
Susan McPherson
@susanmcp1
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Susan McPherson presents her rational behind why hashtag activism has taken off specifically for women's causes and movements during her presentation at the DLDWomen Conference in Munich, German.

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How Hashtag Activism is Becoming a Women's Game

  1. HASHTAG ACTIVISM Real action or slacktivism? Susan McPherson @susanmcp1
  2. Hashtivism (noun): the use of hashtags on social media (mainly, but not solely, on Twitter) to express and promote a political or social position
  3. Hashtag activism must be paired with real-world action to be meaningful.
  4. Origins • #ArabSpring • #OWS – Occupy Wall Street • #Kony2012 – call to stop Ugandan military leader and war criminal Joseph Kony, who had been kidnapping child soldiers since the early 90s • #JusticeForTrayvon
  5. #NotBuyingIt #Ask4More #SolidarityisForWhiteWomen #changetheratio #yesallwomen #BringBackOurGirls #BanBossy #WeAreSilent #womenshould #iamMalala #LeanIn #GirlRising #StandWithWendy #WomenShould #ImAGirl
  6. The benefits of hashtag activism are very real.  Raise awareness  Build and organize communities  Give a voice to the voiceless  Educate  Increase civic engagement  Garner media attention
  7. But tweeting and sharing via social media alone will NEVER solve anything.
  8. What do you think? Is hashtag activism real action or slacktivism? Tweet your answer #DLDhashtivism
  9. THANK YOU Susan McPherson @susanmcp1
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Susan McPherson presents her rational behind why hashtag activism has taken off specifically for women's causes and movements during her presentation at the DLDWomen Conference in Munich, German.

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