The Problem With #MeToo and Viral Outrage

Jessi Hempel of Wired published The Problem With #MeToo and Viral Outrage.

On its surface, #MeToo has the makings of an earnest and effective social movement. It’s galvanizing women and trans people everywhere to speak out about harassment and abuse.

It talks about how these types of movements, although well intentioned, drive sharing, benefiting the social media companies, but drive very little real change or benefit.