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Climate Camp – A Tale of Twitter Woe

A few days ago I watched the Climate Camp‘s action, An Edinburgh-wide coordinated protest aimed at the Royal Bank of Scotland’s continued funding of oil, coal Fossil Fuel exploration.

Depending on who you ask, this was farcical or successful: they did shut down RBS headquarters for the day, and they had a SIEGE TOWER…

…which, taken together, is inconclusive.  That rhino thing is pretty cool.  I don’t want to delve too deeply into the merits of the protest itself, though I consider myself (1) pro peaceful protest and (2) anti environmental degradation for profit; I want to talk about about how Climate Camp tried to use social media to broadcast their protest and garner support, and how they failed. Continue reading Climate Camp – A Tale of Twitter Woe