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

38th

Mr. Forsaken ✔

Mr. Forsaken ✔

;- Knowledge is Power . . . -; #TeaMp0isoN #Hacktivist #Prankster #SocialEngineer ;- Fighting for Internet Freedom and rights for all. You are now free. -;
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39th

Miley Ray Cyrus

Miley Ray Cyrus

“Happiness does not depend on what you have or who you are, it solely relies on what you think.” - Buddha
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40th

Jenni Hogan

Jenni Hogan

Aussie having fun on American TV, KIRO 7 CBS Seattle. Mother, Wife, Friend, UW National Champ #Impact #Inspire #Inform p.s. tweets to me may end up on tv xo
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41st

Tammy

Tammy

‎Actress/Makeup Artist/Writer. For a movement to succeed it must stay more ethical than the system it challenges.
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AnonymousIRC

AnonymousIRC

We are #Anonymous. We are the #Antisec embassy. Sailing the seven proxeas with our humble fleet. Bitcoins to: 18NHixaoQekQJ3y52aBGJJwgBWX9X3myYR
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Barbi Twins

Barbi Twins

Official BARBI TWINS twitter! #Playboy models turned health fitness recovery authors #Raw #Vegan #AnimalActivists #Patriotic #wlf #SOT http://on.fb.me/pn9T3y
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42nd

Jimmy Wales

Jimmy Wales

With your help, we will stop #sopa!
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43rd

Rene Silva Santos

Rene Silva Santos

Estudante, 18 anos e vou fazer faculdade de Jornalismo. Consultor da Malhação. Já palestrei no TEDxCuritiba, Desencontro, email: rene@vozdascomunidades.com.br
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44th

Reverend Sue

Reverend Sue

Interfaith Minister. Activist. Advocating equality and human rights.
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Project Colfer

Project Colfer

Official Twitter account for ProjectColfer. @chriscolfer is the inspiration for the change I will make today ♥
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45th

Mariska Hargitay

Mariska Hargitay

Actress and advocate. Founder & President of @TheJHF.
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Jake

Jake

Registered Nurse first and foremost. Cast member of 1Girl 5Gays on MTV.ca and Logo Network very close second! Live your healthiest life.
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Kim Klingler

Kim Klingler

Executive Director Ian Somerhalder Foundation www.isfoundation.com
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46th

Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez

The Official Selena Gomez Twitter Page
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J Japheth-Omojuwa

J Japheth-Omojuwa

I asked Google...guess what Google said...
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47th

48th

Holise Cleveland III

Holise Cleveland III

“A time comes when silence is betrayal.”–MLK Jr | “To me, you’re either an activist or an inactivist.” – Louie Psihoyos #Vegan #Tweet4Taiji
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Against Suicide

Against Suicide

I want to change the world & that's what I'm going to do :)
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angry arabiya

angry arabiya

When ur in chains, living with no dignity or rights, bowing to criminal dictators, the first step is to forget ur fear & realize that its ur right.. to be angry
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ABroaderView

ABroaderView

US Non Profit Charity Organization located in 22 Countries with 195 Social & Conservation Programs. Outreach to Orphans/Woman Communities/Conservation Areas
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