"The raise of Micro-Volunteering"

Article by Ben Mattheus  from The Guardian - Jul 7,  2011

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"Micro-volunteering has been the buzz word of the volunteering sector for the last few years. The promise of thousands of volunteers coming together to work on projects and tasks is an idyllic promise to many.

But critics say micro-volunteering is just another word for virtual volunteering, it doesn't lead to macro-volunteering and that it's akin to slacktivism (simply retweeting or clicking 'like' on a cause's campaign doesn't necessarily create impact)..."

 

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