Social media at forefront of social protest
LOS ANGELES, Feb 3 (TheWrap.com) - From SOPA to Ellen DeGeneres, protesting keeps getting more social. Thanks to Twitter and Facebook, digital agitation has entered the mainstream allowing people to affect change at a dizzying speed. Going viral is no longer reserved for cute puppy videos. Social networking has moved into new areas of social protest, Tim Stevens, editor-in-chief of the technology blog Engadget, said Friday, shortly after Susan G. Komen Foundation reversed course on pulling Planned Parenthood funding in wake of a fierce social media protest. ... read more..
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