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Kony 2012: the crowd to the rescue?

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… on (primarily) US Facebook users, rather than those people more directly involved in the conflict. Uganda currently has 387,000 Facebook users, with the number growing by over 10,000 per month. Though this only represents just over 1% of the population, Uganda’s online community presents an incredible opportunity for charities to engage with the issues.

A more inclusive campaign may have avoided some of the controversy surrounding the video, which has been accused of ignoring African …

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