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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Random Acts

Random Acts

Conquering the world one random act of kindness at a time.
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Michael Trevino

Michael Trevino

The Official Twitter page of Michael Trevino
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Captain Paul Watson

Captain Paul Watson

If the oceans die, we die. We cannot live on this planet with a dead ocean.
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Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street

Official twitter of our site! News and information about the occupation of Wall Street. Opinions tweeted do not reflect the occupation as a whole.
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Stop LGBT hate

Stop LGBT hate

I'm here to stop hate crimes, bullying, against the LGBTQIA* community. As well as stopping heterosexism, homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia☮♡
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Davis Cleveland

Davis Cleveland

I'm 10! Don't come up in here lying to me! Man made global warming/climate change is a BIG FAT LIE! Stop fooling kids!
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Elaine Hendrix

Elaine Hendrix

Kick-ass Actress & Ass-kicking Founding Member of ANIMAL RESCUE CORPS [@ARCorps] - I tweet about both. Meow.
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Blue Heel Society

Blue Heel Society

Grassroots campaign to spread diabetes advocacy, awareness, encouragement, and support one pair of blue shoes at a time. @Copyright Tony Cervati 2011
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mj4justice

mj4justice

Our Goal is not only fighting for Justice for Michael Jackson but also to Celebrate and Protect his Legacy!
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Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity International is a Christian ministry that welcomes to its work all people dedicated to the cause of eliminating poverty housing.
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Pauley Perrette

Pauley Perrette

Official Tweets of Actor Pauley Perrette NCIS-ABBY, Civil Rights Activist, #StopMakingFriends singer/songwriter & wanna make you smile #NoNegativityZone #NoH8
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ISF Team Canada

ISF Team Canada

Supporting @IS_Foundation 2 mobilize & motivate people globally by encouraging them to join forces & work together to save our planet. http://www.isfcanada.org
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SuicideGirls

SuicideGirls

We're a collection of 2,500+ pin-up gals devoted to changing your idea about what makes a lady beautiful...& we're naked. Tweets by @Jessytai @NicolePowers
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Mates Helping Mates

Mates Helping Mates

We aim to encourage and empower people who are #homeless or at risk of #homelessness to change and improve their lives through community events
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Anonymous Germany

Anonymous Germany

Decentralized #AnonNews Client for #Germany / #Deutschland. We are all #Anonymous
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Adam Lambert

Adam Lambert

New Album TRESPASSING out now!
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PETA

PETA

PETA antics, shocking videos, celeb supporters, vegan recipes & more! Tweets by @jessytai.
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