Twitter’s Still a Potent Force In Mexico by Susannah Vila | Twit4D |
The Mexican newspaper Reforma reports on activists there that continue to harness social media to their advantage - focusing especially on successes mobilizing people via Twitter hashtags.
An example of this is the #internetnecesario campaign, which in 2009 pushed legislators into repealing an unpopular law that taxed internet use. Can digital activists, though, build on what worked in that campaign and turn these hashtag success stories into longer lasting campaigns or organizations?