Instagram’s ChallengeAccepted selfie hashtag went viral but did it succeed?

“Problem recognized,” they wrote — feminine Instagram users across the earth, flooding the picture-sharing app with black-and-white photographs. Jointly they shaped a grid of thousands and thousands of journal-fashion captures of celebs, spur-of-the-instant selfies and filtered snaps from weddings or other exclusive events. The official goal: a exhibit of assist for other ladies.

An accompanying hashtag, #WomenSupportingWomen, usually was the only sign of the campaign’s intent, along with friends’ Instagram handles to stimulate participation. And some users speedily commenced to question: What is the point?

To some observers of social media activism, #ChallengeAccepted represents a obvious case in point of

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