Made me think

Good story: "I Used to Fear Being a Nobody. Then I Left Social Media"

For one, a predominantly online existence can lull us into a dubious sense of having enacted concrete change, simply because of a tweet or Instagram post. As “hashtag activism” has obscured longstanding traditions of assembly and protest, there’s concern that a failure to transition from the keyboard to in-person organization will effectively stall or kill the momentum of political movements. (See: Occupy Wall Street.)

Opinion | I Used to Fear Being a Nobody. Then I Left Social Media.