From OWS to TED, Where Spontaneous Sentiment Meets Community Organizing
The rise of social media has made creating new groups so easy that impermanent, action-oriented collectives are now becoming part of our daily lives. From Change.org to the TED Prize and Stop SOPA to Occupy Wall Street, mini movements of self-organized citizens are growing at an incredible rate on- and offline. 
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From OWS to TED, Where Spontaneous Sentiment Meets Community Organizing

The rise of social media has made creating new groups so easy that impermanent, action-oriented collectives are now becoming part of our daily lives. From Change.org to the TED Prize and Stop SOPA to Occupy Wall Street, mini movements of self-organized citizens are growing at an incredible rate on- and offline. 

Check out the story on GOOD→ 

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    This capacity for coming together around particular issues — flash mob organizing, as it were — is one of the most...
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