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.
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.