Kony 2012: How Social Media Changes Activism

Posted: March 8, 2012
Kony 2012: How Social Media Changes Activism

The recent viral campaign called Kony 2012 has been making waves on Twitter and Facebook, but what does this mean for social activists? Kevin Pereira talks to Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian from The Young Turks to discuss how Invisible Children is using social media to move the masses and the criticism behind the group.

Comments are Closed

  • Peragulator

    Kony 'went down" 6 years ago. Who the heck said anyone was sending American troops anywhere?! The bottom line: Invisible Children will benefit and use the money donated to drive better cars, purchase Playstation Vitas and take junkets.

    Posted: March 13, 2012 3:49 AM
  • genrlchaos

    Kony definetly needs to go down but...i think there IS oil in Uganda... sending american troops?... election year?...kinda fishy

    Posted: March 10, 2012 12:15 AM
  • Xinerama

    Great questions. I hadn't even thought there could be a negative side to their effort. Last thing, Cenk and Anna FTW!

    Posted: March 9, 2012 8:59 AM
  • Velegost

    now if only they hadn't proven that Invisible Children fudged much of there data and used most of the money they actually put directly towards the cause to supply Uganda & the Sudan's military (known to be rapers and looters) with weapons....

    Posted: March 8, 2012 10:29 PM
  • alby13

    Support with words and actions. Not money.

    Posted: March 8, 2012 7:56 PM