Tag Archives: Hashtag Activism

How Black Twitter Exemplifies the Strength of an Imagined Community

As we all know, social media has become a seemingly-essential part of society and our everyday lives. Described as a “micro-blogging” platform, Twitter revolutionized online communications by blurring the lines between interpersonal and mass communication. As social media scholar Danah … Continue reading

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#Like a Girl

In many of the discussions about the Hashtag Bowl, also known as the Super Bowl, an ad that tugged at our heartstrings and began conversations keeps coming back up. Not the Nationwide ad – which less tugged at heartstings and more … Continue reading

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