Technology has played an important role in raising public awareness about significant issues. Digital networks have led to the creation of social communities. The larger the community—the people, the culture, the physical environment, and even the virtual environment —the more powerful the voice.
Professor Manuel Castells, the Wallis Annenberg Chair of Communication Technology and Society at the University of Southern California, has written a lot about the “Network Society” and network organization . In this video, from 2009, I saw many reasons why the #occupywallstreet movement has been embraced by so many and spread across the country.
The Internet and Social Movement