'Likes' don't save lives, says UNICEF Sweden
Passive support on social networks—a.k.a. 'slacktivism'—is nice and it raises awareness for causes, but the global charity fund needs monetary donations to help those in need.
There's been a lot of talk on and around social media in the past few years about "slacktivism," the practice of helping social causes through "liking" a Facebook page, changing a Twitter icon, or sharing a photo on Pinterest. Some professional activists have praised so-called slacktivists for drawing attention to big issues facing the world, but UNICEF's Sweden branch started a campaign last month that asserts slacktivism is no cure-all. The "Likes don't read more...
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