Fan activism for social mobilization: A critical review of the literature

Lucy Bennett

Abstract


Social media allows fans a chance to know celebrities through the illusion of intimacy, and to effectively organize and mobilize fan activist groups.

Keywords


Celebrity; Civic engagement; Fan activism; Fan networks; Fandom; Participatory culture; Social media

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