Social Media and Causes: The Debate Continues

This past weekend, cartoon characters were the fad on social media. Some claim that Facebook users replaced their profile pictures for favourite cartoon characters to re-live their childhood memories, while most claimed it was meant to raise awareness about child abuse. I was generally irked at the fact that most people had yet again, fallen prey to yet another Internet meme. But again, who is to judge anyone’s intentions for doing so or how do we know it helped the cause?

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Social Media Should Not Make Child Abuse Look Cute

Not to hate, but I prefer to see actual results. Social media campaigns have been successful in raising awareness and funds when it comes to causes. When asked to change your profile picture to a cute cartoon character or Facebook status for a cause with no indication of where the campaign originated or ended is problematic; and to some extent pure talk but no action.

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