As a counterpoint to last week’s post regarding vaguebooking and slacktivism, I wanted to take a look at another, more recent, social media cause awareness campaign, the #metoo campaign. If you’re unfamiliar with it, here’s one of the many explanations on it:
Tag: Social media
Note: This is a translated and re-worked version of a response I made to someone who was annoyed that someone else criticized the posting of a heart without anything in the way of context to one’s facebook page, supposedly to “raise awareness about breast cancer”. The person made the claim that it had been going on for years, and that anyone and everyone should know what it meant, and that there was no possible way to criticize it. As you are about to learn, I disagree.