by Sam Myers
For those of you who have been cowering in some dark cave well away from the modern miracle of social networking, you may have missed the latest Facebook storm in a teacup. Kony 2012 was a video produced by a nonprofit group called Invisible Children, which campaigned to stop Joseph Kony (an African warlord) from doing bad things.
This craze dominated the walls and news feeds of Facebook for a week or two, then vanished off the face of the earth.
While this was a relief for most of us who just wanted to do some harmless procrastination without being ambushed every 10 seconds by some teary plea to ‘like’ the video and pass it on, is there some practical advice we can take from this armchair crusade? Continue Reading