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Did Kony 2012 Live Up to the Hype? Some Posters Spotted Around Town


Rain gives this Kony 2012 poster in Minneapolis a tie-dye look.

A 30-minute video that went viral this spring highlighted the atrocities of Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony and asked viewers to blanket their towns with “Kony 2012” posters on Friday night to help spread the word.

Over the weekend, we asked our Twitter and Facebook followers if they saw any Kony 2012 posters. Here’s what they told us.


 

In March, the Institute for Policy Studies’ Emira Woods and social media analyst Dawn Arteaga of Porter Novelli talked on the NewsHour about the “Stop Kony” phenomenon, the controversy it generated and the activist organization that created it, Invisible Children:

View all of the NewsHour’s World coverage.

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