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It is as spurious to over-assign unadulterated ‘credit’ to social media activism as it is to deride it as trivial and/or dangerous. The reality is that social media is part of – though by no means the entirety – of the air we collectively breathe. And new actors are appearing who are arguably without precedent and demand new understanding.
Strengthening Network Actors, TechSoup Global Summit