We've covered a number of Twitter innovations both good and bad, but the articles in the slideshow below show how Twitter activism is quickly gaining ground.
From moms protesting a misguided Motrin ad campaign to citizens bypassing the media to share live coverage of protests in Iran, Twitter activism is clearly alive and well. Check out the slideshow below to see these innovations and more.
Implications - Social media has become an integral part of society. Through social sharing sites such as Twitter, people can communicate their viewpoints to the worldwide Web. This can be easily amplified to various other media outlets. These outlets will then take the story and send the message across a nation.
From Real-Time Election Tracking to Live Iran Protest Coverage
Twitter TV Show Resurrections
‘Chuck' Reappears After Subway & Twitterverse Save
Social Bribing For Charity
@tferriss Donates to Charity With Every New Twitter Follower
Google Strongly Involved With US Elections
Twitter & Google Super Tuesday Map
Bribing Online ‘Friends'
Mitsubishi Digital Donates For Each New Twitter Follower
Twitter TV Petitions
‘My Name is Earl' Cancellation Sparks Online Outrage
Tweeting Maintenance Mayhem
Scheduled Twitter Shutdown Paused For Iranian Protests
What Would Jesus Tweet?
Ads Killed by Social Mothers
Twitter Moms Destroy Motrin Marketing in 48 Hours
USA Today's Del Jones Uses Tweets as Only Source
Live Revolutions on Twitter
With All Media Channels Blocked, Moldova Shows Conflict on Interne
Microbloggers Blast CNN's Iran Election Coverage at #CNNfail
Virtual Good Samaritans
'Twitter Angels' Aid Ailing Job-Seekers
Deborah Gibson Asks Fans to Help Her Join 'Dancing with the Stars'