The Best Activism in Social Media

The Arab Spring, Occupy Wall Street, and protests around the globe have empowered individuals to be heard throughout the social Web from Twitter and Facebook to YouTube. The #activism Shorty Award will be given to an individual who has made a significant difference in his or her community.

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Activism Shorty Award Leaders

1st

Anonymous

Anonymous

We are Anonymous, We are legion, We never forgive, We never forget, Expect us.
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2nd

TwitCause

TwitCause

@TwitCause is BroadCause on Twitter. We drive social good campaigns & empower those working toward a better world. Followers get TC alerts, unfollow to stop.
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3rd

DewaKlasikAlexander

DewaKlasikAlexander

The Official Twitter Page of Dewa Klasik Alexander. Founder @Rumah_Indonesia , HORE ( @HouseOfRevival ) dan HOME(House of Mercy). CP: dewa_klasik@rocketmail.com
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4th

AnonOps

AnonOps

We are fighters for internet freedom. News about Anonymous.
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5th

Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street

Occupying #WallStreet since #Sep17. Standing with the global #Occupy movement. We are the 99%. Contribute: http://bit.ly/HelpOWS #ows
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6th

Sea Shepherd

Sea Shepherd

The Official Twitter page of Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Defend. Conserve. Protect.
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7th

ian somerhalder

ian somerhalder

Dead guy on LOST now undead on The Vampire Diaries. Still happily contemplating Man's existential dilemma...
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8th

Ben Swann

Ben Swann

Anchor at WXIX Fox 19 in Cincinnati. Doing stories the rest of the media won't touch. Check them out at Facebook.com/BenSwannRealityCheck
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9th

Spencer: For Hire

Spencer: For Hire

Occupy Oaklander dedicated to Nonviolence. Citizen Journalist dedicated to truth. Yes, THAT Live @USTREAM Guy. Creator of #p21. Raider Nation Stand Up!
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10th

Motivasi Super

Motivasi Super

Yang Muda Yang MengINSPIRASI. www.MotivatorSuper.com CP: BuzzerSuper@yahoo.com
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11th

Tim Pool

Tim Pool

Tech specialist and UStream live broadcaster on TimcastTV
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12th

Bailey

Bailey

I'm 11. Love CHUCK, @Y_Strahovski @AliAdler @StJude and @OperationSmile. Please #TweetWithRespect http://tl.gd/g3nc53
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13th

Animals Australia

Animals Australia

Animals Australia works to protect the most vulnerable and abused animals in our society. Join us to help end factory farming & protect ALL animals from cruelty
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14th

Manhattan Dec

Manhattan Dec

Catholics, Orthodox, and Protestants for life, marriage, and religious freedom.
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15th

tibettruth

tibettruth

activism in support of tibet's independence
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16th

Nikki & Jill

Nikki & Jill

Unlawfully, but very happily wed (as seen on Showtime). A voice for marriage equality, Michigan football, fitness and all things Gucci.
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17th

Prodigy =]

Prodigy =]

We're the future. The kids. it's up to us. 11 yr old motivational speaker/rapper/bboy #PROUDPRODIGIES #challengeforchange http://www.youtube.com/tjlasinski
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18th

19th

Kristen Renton

Kristen Renton

I am currently recurring as IMA on Sons of Anarchy, very active in animal rescue and charity work..I love giving back and find humor extremely sexy
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20th

Eliza Dushku

Eliza Dushku

Official Eliza Dushku. Be forewarned: I'm accused of speaking my own language here... Enjoy
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