Social networking

Kim Kardashian, Big Boi and the Celebrity Outcry to Save Troy Davis

by Jorge Rivas on Sep 21, 2011 12:24PM

Kim Kardashian surprised many by telling her 10 million followers she believes Troy Davis is innocent, joining other high profile figures who've added their names to the cause.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Rihanna Becomes Most Popular Woman on Facebook

by Jorge Rivas on Jul 19, 2011 11:21AM

Rihanna becomes the most popular social media star of color in the world.

Topics: Media, Arts & Culture

Latino Facebook Users Increase by 167 Percent in One Year

by Jorge Rivas on Jul 14, 2011 2:11PM

The number dwarfs the percentage of new users from other races, which only increased by 21 percent during the same time.

Topics: Media

Palestinian Youth Channel an Old Struggle Through New Media

by Michelle Chen on Jun 17, 2011 10:33AM

Global Justice columnist Michelle Chen explores the future of resistance, on and offline, with her students in the occupied territories.

Topics: Global Justice, Technology, Global Affairs

Facebook Can Predict Your Ethnicity

by Jamilah King on Aug 4, 2010 4:28PM

They're crunching data to figure out a "Washington" surname probably means you're black--so they can sell you and your friends stuff based on it.

Topics: Technology