Small Change: Why The Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted

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Outline Analysis Essay: Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted.

Can social media bring social changes? Gladwell states that social media can’t bring social changes. “Platform of social media are built with weak ties.” (Gladwell:319). Gladwell believes that social media is not enough to bring social changes because eventually nothing changes because of social networks. “Social media can’t provide what social change has always required.” (Gladwell: 315). If the author, Gladwell would for instance compare a real life example with his thesis, he would see things from another perspective. Many individuals look up to another people for respect and admiration. In many cases, people look up to famous people; artists. If these artists were to demonstrate more humanity and mankind to the world by sharing videos and pictures to social networks, many fans would also try to follow the same example as their favorite artist. Have you ever question yourself why would anyone buy a product seen in T.V? Don’t you think it’s pretty obvious that individuals are more likely
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As said in the book called, “The Dragonfly Effect…” Sameer Bhatia was an entrepreneur who had a mylegneous Leukemia, but in order to survive she needed a bone-marrow transplant. Bhatia’s business partner used the social media to help her find a donor for her illness. Luckily, Bhatia found many people through Facebook, Tweeter, E-Mails, etc.; to sign up as donors for Bhatia’s bone-marrow transplant. “It does not require you to confront socially entrenched norms and practices.” In other words, Gladwell assumes that these type of things (such as registering as a donor) are not considered good enough to make a social change in humanity There’s been several cases where people usually share commercial advertisements to influence individuals to do something towards a company or social
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