What a terrific article- Slacktivism is such a lazy term!
I really hate the term slacktivism, and it’s been coming up quite a lot lately. You wanna know why I hate it so much? BECAUSE THERE IS NO SUCH THING!!
I’m starting to suspect that the only ones who need that term, is someone who wants to feel good and snooty about not participating in something “viral” and “folksy”.
The term is meant to describe the notion that people “nowadays” (because as we all know, everything was so much better before), “just click like and share and never do anything of real value and only want to be seen in social media and blah blah blah.”
Guess what? That is simply not true. And there are so, so many examples to back that up.
Because you know what the actual facts – the numbers – say?
They say that the Ice Bucket Challenged has raised $2.3 million for ALS. Not…
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