Social media, political activism, and how people view it

  • Joshthegaymer

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    Jul 31, 2016 6:49 AM GMT
    So I was just curious about something: What do y'all think about YouTubers (and any sort of social media) who use the power of social media to become political activists and help those who are less fortunate or marginalized by the majority? The reason why I ask is because I am wanting to make a couple documentary videos for YouTube to get people's honest opinions on many topics that are going on in America, yet I don't know where to start. :/
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    Jul 31, 2016 1:18 PM GMT
    There are many, many ways in which you can use various social media platforms to engage the public. A tweet, a Facebook post, an Instagram message, a YouTube video, etc.--all these platforms offer a multitude of opportunities to engage politically and/or socially for the benefit of the underserved/underprivileged/marginalized. For example, whenever you tweet a socially significant message, other people with whom your message resonated may retweet your message to their friends, and their friends who also may have many followers may retweet their friends' retweets, and it goes on and on. Don't wait. Get started now. Start small, and get progressively bigger and more sophisticated.
  • Joshthegaymer

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    Jul 31, 2016 4:39 PM GMT
    DOMINUS saidThere are many, many ways in which you can use various social media platforms to engage the public. A tweet, a Facebook post, an Instagram message, a YouTube video, etc.--all these platforms offer a multitude of opportunities to engage politically and/or socially for the benefit of the underserved/underprivileged/marginalized. For example, whenever you tweet a socially significant message, other people with whom your message resonated may retweet your message to their friends, and their friends who also may have many followers may retweet their friends' retweets, and it goes on and on. Don't wait. Get started now. Start small, and get progressively bigger and more sophisticated.


    Thank you for the advice and words of encouragement.