The international vortex of tweets that brought huge global attention, and a slap of embarrassment to the Nigerian government, over the missing schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents, is fast ebbing, drawing worried concerns to the fickle nature of social media activism and its enduring impact on social and foreign policy support for change.
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The group say their main target is the Nigerian government. They have used this kind of hack-activism before to protest issues of public interest.
- Nigerian government agency website hacked by “Cyberhacktivists” (thenextweb.com)
- EFCC, Nigerians raise alarm on hacking (vanguardngr.com)
- Nigerian Hackers Threaten Government. (codename-intrusion.blogspot.com)