How has social media come to play a role in activism? What role must it play? What potential does it have to cause social change?
Think about it, Why is it that I, slim 6 ft creature, eats as or even more and more unhealthy than some of my friends called fat but people would still call me skinny?or even worse,preach about how I’m so lucky, “you can eat anything and never have to worry about being fat”. Like death from high cholesterol is a joke compared to being unable to zip those undersized pants we buy for ourselves in hope,
Jimmy Kimmel’s take on Thor: The Dark World as a romantic-comedy gets a rise out of some You-tubers.
Someone shares a picture on Facebook. A young girl stands on a trampoline, surrounded by other children. Normal situation. The appalling part is that according to this ‘Ratchet Meme’ post, a young man posted and commented on this picture saying “if she 9 I’m 9 too bruh”.
Recently, a woman (Kang) posted the above picture on Facebook. Subsequently it stirred up quite a bit of controversy. This photograph–along with the controversy surrounding it–fits in well with our discussions of women judging other women.