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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > A new world?: Social media protest against Nestle may have longstanding ramifications

A new world?: Social media protest against Nestle may have longstanding ramifications

Date : 20th March 2010, Source : Mongabay



The online protest over Nestle's use of palm oil linked to deforestation in Indonesia continues unabated over the weekend. One only needed to check-in on the Nestle's Facebook fan page to see that anger and frustration over the company's palm oil sourcing policies, as well as its attempts to censor a Greenpeace video (and comments online), has sparked a social media protest that is noteworthy for its vehemence, its length, and its bringing to light the issue of palm oil and deforestation to a broader public.

http://news.mongabay.com/2010/0320-hance_socialmedia.html





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