Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, P Diddy, Emma Stone and many other celebs jumped on the social media bandwagon this week to help make the name Kony go viral.
On Monday, filmmakers released a 30-minute video as part of an effort called KONY 2012 that targets Joseph Kony, a Ugandan bush fighter wanted by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, reports USAToday.com
Uganda, Invisible Children and #stopkony were among the top 10 trending terms on Twitter worldwide Wednesday night, and the video has been viewed for over 40 million in only 3days.
Checkout celebs viral campaign @KONY 2012
JustinBieber RT: “#Kony2012 is number 1 trending topic on Twitter worldwide!! See why… It might change ur life.”
Ryan Seacrest: “Was going to sleep last night and saw ur tweets about Kony 2012…watched in bed, was blown away.”
P Diddy’s: “Dear Joseph Kony, I’m Gonna help Make you FAMOUS!!!! We will stop YOU #StopKONY ! All 6,OOO,OOO of my followers RT NOW!!! Pls!”
NICKIMINAJ: “RT @KidsOfUganda: We hear the silent cries of Uganda. We see the invisible children of Uganda. #STOPKONY”
Rihanna: “#KONY2012 Spread the word!!! PLEASE go to Invisiblechildren.com Even if its 10 minutes… Trust me, you NEED to know about this! #1LOVE”
ChloeGMoretz: So exciting how much improvement we’ve made for #KONY2012!! this morning hardly anyone knew tonight? EVERYONES KNOWS!
KimKardashian: #Kony2012 Wow just watched! What a powerful video! Stop Kony!!! RT @KendallJenner: please WATCH THIS… vimeo.com/37119711
About KONY 2012
KONY 2012 is a film and campaign by Invisible Children that aims to make Joseph Kony famous, not to celebrate him, but to raise support for his arrest and set a precedent for international justice. Watch the video!