We can see this, especially with the recent KONY 2012 videos. Take a moment. Do you really understand what the videos are about?
Everywhere we go.
Yes. We really do. I keep up with world news with my daily dose of CNN, Twitter, and Facebook. You can really understand/get to know/unfriend people who may or may not have the same views as you. Really, you get a different glimpse of your "friends" that you probably don't get to see in day to day interactions.
With this, I want to challenge you to use social media as an empowerment tool. Make the issues known be it LGBTQ or Food Justice, Post about issues that are important to you. Use it wisely and respectfully. Show others what inspires you, what motivates you. Have the conversations. Make your voice stronger. Encourge others by empowerment. Because if we really just use Facebook like annoying facebook girl, then the Internet would slap us in the face for our inability to challenge ourselves and others.
- Share cool post - be it health care, LGBTQ, or Memes
- Start a blog! - write about important issues that you care about, post it on facebook, twitter, etc.
- Mention it to your friends, "Hey did you see what I posted on Facebook?" - Have the conversations!
Ever since I started posting my blogs on Facebook, I've been having great conversations about LGBTQ issues, being and Ally, my great taste in media humor, HIMYM, and memes.
I hope you are able to have these conversations both on and offline and really utlize this amazing tool of social media. I be keeping a close eye on my news feed! ;)
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