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

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Liza Sabater

Liza Sabater

@culturekitchen @DailyGotham blogdiva extraordinaire. criminally prolific multilingual twittinfluencer. shmears gossip, news, sports & tech w/humor & profanity
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Matt Mernagh

Matt Mernagh

Cannabis Champion of the World / Legal Marijuana Grower / Professional Pothead #marijuana
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demetria lovato

demetria lovato

See me this fall on The X Factor! Get 'Give Your Heart A Break' from my album 'Unbroken' now - http://www.smarturl.it/unbrokenitunes
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Liz Seccuro

Liz Seccuro

Author of Crash Into Me, activist, pundit. Mom, wife, foodie, surfer, lazy tweeter, Wahoo, wino.
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LibertySq GA

LibertySq GA

Livetweeting Occupy Wall Street's General Assembly & SpokesCouncil in Liberty Square, NYC. @LibertySqGA2, @LibertySqGA3, @LibertySqGA4 for Twitter overflow.
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@OWS_Live

@OWS_Live

Livestreamer with www.owsnyc.tv www.wepay.com/donate/occupysteve Covering #OccupyWallStreet since Week 1 www.ustream.com/channels/occupysteve #OWS
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59th

Aakash Raut

Aakash Raut

CHRISTian ~ conservative/GOP leader. [**JOB HUNTING**] Campaigns & elections; Policy activism ~ #tcot #crnc #gop #techgop ~ Web design & consulting. Field work!
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Lisa Vanderpump

Lisa Vanderpump

Accomplished restaurateur, designer, actress and humanitarian
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xxxchurch

xxxchurch

Largest site online helping those caught up in porn. The creators of www.x3watch.com, www.x3pure.com and much more.
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60th

Socialist Worker

Socialist Worker

The powers that be have media outlets to tell their side of the story. We need ours. SocialistWorker.org is a place to find Left news, analysis and commentary.
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min reyes

min reyes

The gods envy us. They envy us because we're mortal, because any moment might be our last. Everything is more beautiful because we're doomed... from Troy
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Jody Schoger

Jody Schoger

Writer, blogger. Optimist. Cancer Advocate. Working for a better world, one word at a time.
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Ayn Rand Bot

Ayn Rand Bot

I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
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Andi Riska Andriani

Andi Riska Andriani

Musician in disguise, scifi writer in the making, goofy dreamer, skeptic with a little twist, female appreciator. & president in @IFLsulsel
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occupiedpalestine

occupiedpalestine

Occupied Palestine Weblog 4 Human Rights & Liberation of Palestine | فلسطين
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Gabriel

Gabriel

Autor do blog Anime no Kizuna.
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Julia E. Christian

Julia E. Christian

Capitol Hill native sharing n’hood news frm Eastern Market, Barracks Row, Penn Ave, H Street NE & beyond. Exec Dir of CHAMPS-Capitol Hill's Chamber of Commerce.
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Hevallo

Hevallo

Pro Kurdish Rights Campaigner for Kurdish Rights in Turkey. Email Hevallo@gmail.com
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Mariel Hemingway

Mariel Hemingway

Present. Bold. LAUGHTER and PLAY. Making healthy choices so I can be my best self. ~ @TheWillingWay @UMatterDontQuit #YouMatterDontQuit
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