In March 2012, the charity, Invisible Children, released a video called Kony 2012. The video became an Internet sensation with 75 million views on YouTube in just a few days. But the video's tremendous popularity brought the charity a mixed bag of praise and scrutiny. Some bloggers, donors and even reporters have mischaracterized the financial health of Invisible Children and even our evaluation of the charity.
A cofounder of Invisible Children, the charity behind the "Kony 2012" viral video, which brought the world's attention to the atrocities of an African warlord, was detained after witnesses reported a nude man acting strangely in San...
Russell's newest idea was to make Kony popular by using social media. The 27-minute video was posted on YouTube by Invisible Children and became a worldwide trending topic on the Internet.