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Follow the Hashtag

What makes a topic go viral? How do people respond to a trending hashtag? Can Twitter activism make a difference in real life? These are some of the questions DW addresses in the video series Follow the Hashtag.

Follow DW's team of social media reporters as they trace trending hashtags back to their origins; speak with the people behind viral campaigns and find out what inspired them to raise their voice, launch a discussion and start a movement to change things in the here and now.

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