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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Gay Indonesia

Gay Indonesia

Kami pria yang mencintai pria, bukan pria yang ingin jadi wanita. Kami sama seperti Anda, hanya saja berbeda lahan saat menabur sperma - @endangsuryana
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Kathy

Kathy

Brand new activist. Occupying at Home since 2011. I'm on Twitter to learn!
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Jacob Appelbaum

Jacob Appelbaum

Ethics enthusiast && الحب و الحياة في وقت قصير
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David Horton

David Horton

A conservative's worst nightmare - green on outside, social justice inside. Possibly, just possibly, world's best unknown blogger.
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IAbuseBeliebers

IAbuseBeliebers

I hate Bieber and her followers. 'Nuff said. Preparing for hate
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SaveOurWoods.co.uk

SaveOurWoods.co.uk

SoW is dedicated to ensure that public passion to protect our woods & forests is firmly rooted in fact. See hashtags: #saveourforests #ourforests & #NPPF
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Arngrim

Arngrim

Known as many things - Nellie Oleson, Mrs. Schoonover, that awful woman from PROTECT.org and New York Times Best Selling Author! So there!
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Keratoconus GB

Keratoconus GB

Support group based in UK for Keratoconus sufferers of all ages, pre and post graft. Help, advice, humour
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Neecy Jarman

Neecy Jarman

Here to promote education for the choking game that is killing our young kids. I lost my 13 year old and do not want to see anymore kids die
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Matthew Modine

Matthew Modine

The best way to create hope is to create opportunity. bicycleforaday.org cardcarryingliberal.org matthewmodine.com
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FREEDOM

FREEDOM

Tweeting ENGLISH SPEAKERS what's happening in #Damascus & all of #Syria as well. Follow my personal account @AliChubby & Blog @ChubbyBLOG.
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Austin MacDonald

Austin MacDonald

Debra!,Life With Boys ,Mudpit, Single White Spenny,Living in your Car...... http://www.facebook.com/AustinMacDonaldOfficial
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Oluyomi Urbanbaze O

Oluyomi Urbanbaze O

Idea geek | Passionate Nigerian | Creative Director at Urbanbaze Designs | Lover of Beans + Dodo | Tweets #design #marketing #life #truth #business #marketing
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Pets Alive

Pets Alive

Euthanasia is NOT the right solution!
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Thomas Peters

Thomas Peters

Latest & greatest Catholic news + humor + activism. If you follow the pope, you should follow me. Find & Like AmP on Facebook too!
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Zak Bagans

Zak Bagans

TV Host/ Exec. Producer for Ghost Adventures & Paranormal Challenge on Travel Channel (Season 6 Premieres Spring/2012) NY Times Best-Selling Author Dark World
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Nova Giovanni

Nova Giovanni

Creator. Writer. Comedic Activist. VIBE contributor. Buy My Book If You Know Your HIV Status. Embrace Me.
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