It's important to remember that slactivism is no substitute for actual activism, and on a day like today, it's even more important to remember.
I normally hate to link to Gizmodo, but this article is a good wake up call:
Today it's very, very easy to pretend to care about something. The election, racism, pro-democracy uprisings. These causes are noble, and most of the people supporting them are lazy. Today, let's remember what giving a shit really looks like. Hint: not your twitter picture.
January 16, 2012