The Power of Online People (infographic)
Heres a very cool infographic from the designers and researchers at open-site.org. It puts in perspective, the incredible power of the internet community as soon as they polarise around any particular issue.
Not only do ideas gain astronomical momentum, it also happens in a very short space of time, days, sometimes only a matter of a few hours.
At the same time Web 2.0 and Social Media analytics has also given insights to those who try and perpetrate injustices, just as the internet rallies against them they can see the mass effect in real time, logical projection of measurable community sentiment forces many players to drop political hot potatoes.