April 22, 2013

NEWS: Young people embrace online campaigning (UK)

Nearly a third of young people believe online campaigning is more effective than street protests, a survey by youth volunteering charity vInspired has found.

A poll of 1,364 young people aged 16 to 21 found that 28 per cent thought social media was the best way to get campaigns heard, while 10 per cent opted for protesting in the streets.

Just one in five said they believed politicians could improve the country, although 45 per cent felt their generation could change things.

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