"Social media has indeed tremendously affected any issue discussed these days. In the past you wouldn’t have had the sort of reaction, critical or otherwise to such a video. African people can now question who chooses to tell their story and how."

— Former child soldier Ishmael Beah on the role social media has played in telling the story about Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony.

(Source: thedailybeast.com, via newsweek)