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A website to which a person or persons may regularly post journal entries or commentaries. A blog may be a personal diary, a collaboration concentrating on a theme or nearly anything in between. Most blogs allow readers to comment on each entry. Some blogs attract large followings and are monetized through advertisements and in other ways. As of 2007, there were more than 100 million blogs worldwide.
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(2014) Digital Dissidence & Political Change: Cyberactivism and Citizen Journalism in Egypt.
Cyberactivism is generally defined as the active engagement of individuals within information-based networks built in computer-mediated environments (e.g.
Sahar Khamis y Katherine Vaughn, "Cyberactivism in the Egyptian Revolution: How Civic Engagement and Citizen Journalism Tilted the Balance" en Arab Media and Society, num.
the possibility of indigenous cyberactivism as a critical force to
Cyberactivism: Consumer Strategies for Addressing Privacy Concerns.
Ayers, 'The Cyberactivism of a Dangermouse', in Michael D.
Web-based Peaceful Tomorrows, Win Without War, and MoveOn are some of the primary antiwar online SMOs that provide leading outlets of cyberactivism dedicated to activating a broad, global movement toward peace and justice.
Ultimately, cyberactivism falls within the same moral grey area as conventional activism--how far ethically can one group promote their aims before the detriment of others or society in general begins?
In Asian Cyberactivism: Freedom of Expression and Media Censorship, edited by Steven Gan, James Gomez, and Uwe Johannen.
Other stories introduce less-considered options (such as Starhawk's call for a spiritual paradigm shift and Laura D'Amelio's report on radical cyberactivism) or weigh the merits and deficiencies of possible approaches to dealing with a difficult challenge (Danny Bradbury's consideration of responses to US agricultural dumping in Mexico).