How Social Media Got Activism Very, Very Wrong

Black squares, Instagram infographics and “google it”

Credit: ‘@soyouwanttotalkabout’ for 3 of the above graphics

Over the last decade activism has slowly moved from the ‘IRL’ to the online. The last year has seen both an unparalleled rise in political discontent and historic restrictions on the ability to organise in person. As a result, the years-long trend towards online activism has accelerated…