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Social Networking Ignites the Occupy Movement

Who knew a few email lists could accomplish so much? Between AdBusters and Anonymous reaching out to their networks, one of the most note-worthy social movements of late in the United States began in 2011: The Occupy Movement.

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It takes being disgruntled. It takes people not being able to ignore a vast disparity any longer. And seemingly, it takes like-minded people with huge social networks. AdBusters and Anonymous lit a fire under their discontented networks by encouraging a movement through digital word-of-mouth.


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