True/Slant: When We Want Our Information To Go Viral
By Kashmir Mandolin Hill
Social networks provide an incredible degree of interconnectedness that allows word to travel fast, and for information to go "viral." While we lament this virality when that information is slanderous or malicious, we celebrate it when it allows us to get messages out that would otherwise languish in a dark corner of our brain or among a small group of friends.
This article explores how a small Facebook group about student loan debt relief took on a life of its own and turned into a political movement.
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