As this movement has become more diverse, the methods and demands they use have also become more diverse as mentioned above. As the demonstrators' energy continued to build, police action against them was kept to a minimum. Threats and prosecutions appear to be used only against specific individuals, not mass violent repression. They also succeeded in breaking down "the barrier between activism online and the physical realm," showing that we can see the anger of the people spread from the online to the real life realm from a qualitative point of view.
Online domains like Twitter can be used as fax number list anger incubators, not coolers, leading to phenomena never seen before. Demonstrations by high school students have never been seen in Thailand in the past. Thanks to social media, these students can learn about human rights and injustice faster. Their most notable result, however, was the first public call for royal reforms in decades. This is something that the movements of the past did not have the courage, nor the proper opportunity to achieve.
Over the past decade, the political elite of the red shirt movement has been criticized for "struggle and attrition", with some exiled red shirts trying to use social media platforms during the reign of King Rama IX As "underground radio" to criticize the royal family, but unfortunately their demands have not surfaced. Thai students launch 'Run' Hamtaro demonstration Photo Credit: WebMD On the evening of July 30, Thai high school students launched a "Run Hamtaro!" demonstration in front of the Grand Circle of King Cheng Xin in Thonburi, Bangkok, demanding the dissolution of the parliament. The picture shows protesting students running around a large ring wearing mouse ear decorations.