2015's Top 5 Social Activism Campaigns: #BlackLivesMatter, #LoveWins & More

While some have derided hashtag activism as ineffective, there is no denying the impact of social media in raising awareness of social issues this year.

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In 2010, protests and civil war broke out across the Middle East, and social media played a huge role in raising global awareness of what was dubbed the Arab Spring. But that was just the beginning of social being used as a vehicle for activism.

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