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Where Do You Stand on 'Slactivism'?

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Last week, UNICEF Sweden ran a video and ad campaign admonishing the practice of posting on social media as a method of supporting charities. "Social media could be a good first step, but it cannot stop there,” said Director of Communications Petra Hallebrant. “Likes don’t save children’s lives."

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  • Hannah Wasserman

    I'm with Petra, it is a good frist step. It is great for raising awareness and social media can be a great way to get people involved. However, it only works IF people take that next step and get involved in a bigger way.