Several times, I’ve detailed why slacktivism doesn’t really do anything to help the people it’s supposed to.
Once again, Facebook is deluged by a series of nonsensical posts that are supposed to increase awareness of breast cancer. This year’s game is even more ridiculous than those in the past.
If you haven’t seen it, and you probably have without knowing it, the “game” is to post one of 14 statuses. When someone likes it or comments on the status, you send them a message telling them that they are now part of the game! How fun!
Here are the statuses.