Are online protests really protests?

  Protest is a performance, whether it is signing a petition or vandalising property, but the effect of the performance is largely dependent on the activists and the claims they are making. (Tilly et.al, 2015,p.15). Tilly makes the point that the internet has changed protesting, via means of ‘Hacktivism’ and online petitions, as well as the number… Continue reading Are online protests really protests?