p 99Another question that comes to mind is are we kidding ourselves to think

P 99another question that comes to mind is are we

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served corporate interests...” (p. 99).Another question that comes to mind is: are we kidding ourselves to think that we are making a difference with our use of web 2.0? Fuchs (2015) noted “There are no Twitter-, Facebook- or YouTube-revolutions. Only people who live under certain social conditions and organize collectively can make rebellions and revolutions” (pg. 102). Regarding the digital divide, this may be true. I am led to believe this because I cannot reconcile the thought that a revolution can occur when marginalized groups (in this case those who have less internet access or literacy, and thus less benefit) are not given an opportunity to be a voice. This would definitely be something Iwould need to see more research on and definitely an argument for those who believe things like #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo are “slacktivism”. I never thought about the fact that not all countries are using the internet and social the way we do in the United States. I had many feelings about this fact but two stood out. The first being it must be nice to not have to watch your Commander and Chief embarrass your country via social media. However, on a more serious note, I was saddened that many people into the
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