Tag Archives: twitter

What would Cesar Chavez tweet?

If historic United Farm Workers of America organizer César Chávez had access to Twitter and other online organizing platforms, what would he have tweeted? “Sí… more

Can tweets predict election outcomes?

A study from Indiana University Bloomington seems to suggest that a candidate’s ability to be mentioned in social media may directly correlate with the politician’s… more

How one Latina is taking over Vine

Maya Murillo is a blogger and musician in Arizona who has taken to social media, 6-second video social network Vine in particular, and nurtured an… more

Maps of Twitter use highlight urban, rural poverty

The folks at Twitter recently updated their Andes height map for Twitter  — adding two additional 3D city maps (Buenos Aires and Moscow) which rise… more

Twitter, an integral tool to Brazil protests

Twitter has become a global protest staple. Along with the spread of Guy Fawkes masks, the service has become an all too common feature in… more

Racism, homophobia, mapped on Twitter

Racism and homophobia on Twitter are concentrated pretty much all over the United States, according to a new mapping project that tracked racist tweets against… more

Boston Marathon shooting & Google Person Finder

The Boston attacks are still fresh in the minds of many. One suspect was killed in a firefight, another has been detained — and is… more

Study: How to find a racist on Twitter

A study from the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR) in the United Kingdom titled, “Who Matters Online: Measuring influence, … more

How Twitter, social media impacts Mexico’s drug war

Austin, Texas — Twitter, but increasingly Facebook and YouTube, are becoming essential elements to the way ordinary people in Mexico protect themselves from the war… more

Comenta TV bridges gap between TV and social media

Austin, Texas — Comenta TV is a startup from Argentina that is working to streamline the full circle between people who watch content on TV… more

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