We Asked Jimmy Wales Why His Social Network Is Better Than Twitter
TPO wants to be a “meaningful” social network.
Solving Online Activism's Astroturfing Problem With Bitcoin Tech
BitVote wants to help add legitimacy to online campaigns.
The 'Internet Slowdown' Generated Nearly a Million Comments the FCC Won't Read
Form letters go right into the digital trash bin.
Netflix and Reddit Join the 'Internet Slowdown' Protest to Save Net Neutrality
Reddit, WordPress, Vimeo, Upworthy, Kickstarter, Etsy, and dozens of other sites have already agreed to show a popup window with a "loading" icon on September 10.
Net Neutrality Advocates Want to Slow Down Your Internet to Protest Fast Lanes
The groups behind the SOPA blackout want to show you what the internet would feel like without net neutrality.
Who’s Getting Rich Off Profit-Driven 'Clicktivism'
Online petitions are putting millions in the hands of a few organizations, limiting the web’s potential as a tool for global change.
Offline Activism Is the Tricky Part for #YesAllWomen
Over the weekend, an offshoot of the American Revolutionary Communist Party organized a series of #YesAllWomen-based rallies in Seattle, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, and San Francisco. The tweets were better.
The Hollow Clicktivism of Hijacking a Twitter Publicity Campaign
Hijacking the NYPD's publicity stunt may be a valuable exposé of police brutality, but the limits of the platform stymie real change.