Charity Launches Anti-Facebook Campaign

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Normally you read “Like X for Y” all the time on , or you have encouragement to change your profile picture. I’ve always thought this gesture did nothing to help anyone in a practical sense. Now Unicef agrees, launching its “Likes Don’t Save Lives” campaign.

It’s not about child directly and Unicef might leave itself open to criticism if its admin costs are judged to be too high, but otherwise makes a relevant point. The Verge.com has the story here.

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  1. Mike McBride
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    I’ve always thought the same thing about the encouragement to like or share something on Facebook “if you care”, when if you really cared you might do something that takes more than half a second.

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