In all, mainly through connections made through Facebook, 820 events were scheduled in all 50 states and in 34 countries. Thousands of people worldwide stood hand in hand — with some, here in South Beach at least, breaking the chain only for surfers or topless women — to protest drilling and to demand cleaner energy sources.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Hands Across the Sand
Here is a report regarding another form of public contention in response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf. Note the combination of social networking technologies and physical displays: