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Why you should use social media to support your cause

Social-media-buttons-keyboard-200Whether you’re involved in social, political, economic or environmental activism, there are many tools to give a voice to help you achieve your goals. While there are many effective activism skills and tools offline, one of the best ways to get your message out is online, and in particular by utilising social media platforms. With tools such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, Instagram, Tumblr, LinkedIn, as well as blogs, forums and websites, online activism has never been more prevalent and indeed, easier, writes Leigh-Chantelle.

Our iPad hypocrisy

iPadWe love our beautiful high-tech machines so much that we are prepared to turn a blind eye to the conditions endured by workers to assemble them, writes R. Michael Gosselin.

Confessions of an (ex) advertising man

AdvertisingThe ubiquitous commercials, print ads, and online and offline billboards that litter our symbolic landscape cater to only our basest values and our most narcissistic tendencies writes former advertising professional Tony Kelso.

Wanna make a billion bucks?

MelodyThe hyper-entrepreneurial Melbourne IT ‘Start-Up Weekend’ event and similar ‘rapid development’ initiatives could revolutionise the way in which ideas are developed across all industries and sectors, writes Melody Ayres-Griffiths.

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