National hashtag, local action
Hashtags are a great way to unify people and galvanize conversation but they don’t do much for taking action on the ground.
When an important hashtag like #BlackLivesMatter trends on Twitter, it may also trend on localweb.is. While /blacklivesmatter will not have a global audience, it will have a local one: the people there are the ones who will help organize and rally in the streets. They are the ones who will turn a national conversation into local action.
We believe localweb.is will have a symbiotic relationship with platforms like Twitter, and with hashtags. Especially when change requires more than just a retweet.
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