The author has no competing interests to declare.
Anastasia Kavada is currently a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Journalism & Mass Communication whose research focuses on the links between online tools and decentralized organizing practices, democratic decision-making, and the development of solidarity and a sense of common identity among participants in collective action. I have investigated a wide range of case studies, including the Global Justice Movement, Avaaz, and the Occupy movement.
Her work has appeared in journals, such including Media, Culture & Society and Information, Communication & Society and is on the advisory board of the International Journal of E-Politics and Interactions: Studies in Communication and Culture.
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