How Human Rights Are Championed Via Social Media
Published on 9 Aug 2021
This video looks at Twitter and the wider implications social media has for championing human rights.
Over the past decade, social media has provided a dynamic space for activists to spread their messages and reach a wider audience on a global stage. Digital platforms like Twitter hold immense power in building large social movements such as #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter, recruiting supporters and encouraging meaningful, enduring change in a society that has long been defined by its threatening inequality.
Editor’s note: EachOther would like to apologise for not mentioning Noah Glass as a co-founder of Twitter in this video. Read more about Noah’s contribution to the founding of the social media platform in this article.
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