Since the dawn of social media, citizens of the social space have been exposed to an ever-increasing number of causes and movements. This in turn has helped to propagate the notion of 'slacktivism', the perception - arguably the delusion - that you can effect change without really doing anything at all.
A ball has yet to be kicked, and already Euro 2012 has become the most controversial football tournament in recent memory.
Will the street protests and campaigns of the past become online videos that people can 'like' from the comfort of their desk chair, with a cup of tea in one hand whilst the other acts like an eager activist, just waiting to click on another link to a campaigning cause?
If you want a media bubble burst, just call up Charlie Brooker. Be it on Newswipe, Screenwipe, Gameswipe or other things
Thomas Lubanga, a former rebel leader from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been convicted of kidnapping children and
For those not in the know, the Kony 2012 video has now been watched 100 million times in just four days, making it the most
The past two years have seen a revolution within the activist movement. And what has changed? The Arab Awakening, Occupy