Spot on. Social media, though a powerful platform for discussion, has given people the easy way out. Hashtags are ephemeral because their original purpose is to spread ideas or trends, but not proactively solve or deep dive on systemic issues. Trending ideas imply scale but not necessarily impact. In the same vein, collective voice is louder but not necessarily stronger.

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