Strengths and Limitations of Using Online Platforms to Grow and Maintain Social Change [Online Video]

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In this TED Talk, sociologist Zeynep Tufekci looks at the ways that social media and online platforms can help social movements to organize and grow. She also looks at the forces that often inhibit success. She examines factors that contributed to the success of social movements that occurred prior to the digital age, and suggests that a "slow and sustained" approach can offer a series of benefits to activism in the digital age.