From the seeds of Orkut and MySpace sprung the massive behemoth of social media that is Facebookfollowed by Twitterand later, Google Plus. With all of this, communication is possible on a global scale, the likes of which has never been possible in all known history of mankind.
Indeed, even if it is something personal, people Indian youth and social media not feel content with their activities until they have been recorded and displayed on social media. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Sure, that will help the cause get visibility, but true change has to happen in the real world, and not stay restricted to the virtual world.
This trend was soon followed by the trend of armchair activism. Everyone is keen to put their views about current events on these sites. There are many ways in which you can help and bring about change and become a flagbearer for the cause, but it is not going to happen through social media activism as you chomp on chips and sign and share a few petitions and statuses.
Be the champions of the downtrodden, help those who are hurting. Real change does not just happen from the cushiony comfort of our couches and homes.
You sign a petition which needs x amount of signatures and then you feel content that you have done something for the cause, that you have helped someone in trouble, perhaps even championed their case and brought it into the limelight, all without leaving the comfort of your chair.
These have in turn given way to instant messaging and pictorial messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Snapchat to name a few. The question is — did you do it to truly help someone or did you just do it to feel good about yourselves?
The ball is in your court. Of course you have. Let your humanity burn like a kindling fire against the darkness trying to drown the world in despair. This is just one example among many. Well, have you ever signed a Change.
All you did was sign and show your support for the cause without truly taking efforts to bring about some change. Home Social Media Social Media Activism in India Social Media Activism in India By 0 There is no doubt that since it burst on the scene, Social Media has taken the world by storm, changing the very nature of communication, heralding in a hitherto unseen golden age of instantaneous transmission and reception of process.
Of course, your signature was important to bring the issue to light, the more the signees the more traction that petition will get and have a chance at resolution, but at the end of the day those who actually created it and brought it to fulfilment were the real leaders and change-makers.The Indian youth is aware of the problems that India facing today.
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