Link to this page: http://www.socialistparty.org.uk/articles/14465
Brighton Socialist Party: New/social media and protest
Wednesday 9 May 2012
Phoenix Community Centre, 2 Phoenix Place, Brighton BN2 9ND
Please email email@example.com or call 07894716095 for more information
Many of the movements globally in 2011 have highlighted the use of internet networking sites, with some commentators claiming that these were 'Twitter' or 'Facebook' revolutions. There has also been a rise of internet activism, over the question of intellectual property rights, as well as hacking campaigns and campaign videos like Kony2012. What are the strengths and weaknesses of these new methods?