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The Cycle

The perils of 'hashtag activism'

The outrage over the kidnapped girls in Nigeria has caused a worldwide social media movement using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. While that hashtag has drawn attention, a Cosmopolitan piece by Jill Filipovic argues that so-called "hashtag activism" may lack the context needed to achieve its goals. Filipovic joins The Cycle to discuss.


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