The Internet Goes Crazy Over 'Crazy Rich Asians' Trailer
The film about an Asian-American woman navigating the social mores of her wealthy Singaporean boyfriend’s family is one of very few major studio films with a leading cast of Asian diasporic actors.
The New Normal: Setting Policy Via Twitter Fingers
President Donald Trump frequently used Twitter to govern in 2017. Can other leaders be far behind?
#TrustBlackWomen: Voter Appreciation Edition
Black women were the deciding factor in keeping a racist, homophobic, alleged predator out of the Senate.
Ex-Employee Says Twitter Ignored His Reports on Fake Russian Accounts
“They were more concerned with growth numbers than fake and compromised accounts.”
#ImpeachTrump Trends Worldwide as President Defends White Supremacists
Trump: “I think there’s blame on both sides and I have no doubt about it.”
#MuslimsInLove Twitter Chat Explores What's Really at Stake in Muslim-American Love Stories
Facilitated by literary advocacy group PEN America, the chat brings together entertainment experts to discuss the history of on-screen depictions of Muslims in love.
How #NoConfederate Became a Trending Clarion Call
Social media campaign creator April Reign on HBO’s forthcoming show, “Confederacy”: “We believe the time to speak up is now, before the show has been written or cast.”
UPDATE: Pepsi Apologies for Ad That Shows Kendall Jenner Ending Racism With a Pepsi
A new Pepsi commercial shows the reality show personality presenting a police officer with a cool drink, opening his eyes to the plight of the oppressed.
Ava DuVernay's Array Kicks Off Women's History Month with 12-Hour Twitter Takeover
The “13th” director’s film network’s third “Rebel-A-Thon” features the likes of Julie Dash, Mira Nair and more in social media conversation about representation in film.
Twitter Salutes 'The Great Wall's' Whitewashing with #ThankYouMattDamon
Comedian Jenny Yang launched the trending hashtag during a premiere of the film, which stars Damon as a European mercenary in Song Dynasty-era China.
Tamron Hall's Fans Lambast NBC for Her Departure, Megyn Kelly's Hire
Fans of the “Today” and MSNBC anchor took to Twitter to criticize her replacement with former Fox News anchor Kelly.
Roxane Gay Pulls Simon & Schuster Book Deal Over Milo Yiannopoulos' Advance
“I was supposed to turn the book in this month and I kept thinking about how egregious it is to give someone like Milo a platform for his blunt, inelegant hate and provocation,” she said.
Twitter Eviscerates White Saviors, Magical POC and More #TiredMediaTropes
Robert Jones Jr. told Colorlines that he created #TiredMediaTropes in response to a recent episode of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”
Critics Slam A&E's 'Generation KKK,' NYT Profile for Normalizing White Supremacy
A&E’s upcoming docuseries will focus on active Klansmen and anti-hate activists.
UPDATE: After Pressure From Advocacy Group, Facebook Says 'Of Course' It Wouldn't Participate in Muslim Registry
Facebook and Twitter are the only major tech companies to publicly state that they would not assist with any Muslim registry plans put forth by the Trump administration.
Twitter Suspends Several Alt-Right Accounts
The move comes the same day the social network announced new tools to combat harassment.
#TwitterBlackout Emerges in Protest of Trump Presidency
Users blacked out their profile pictures and tweeted messages of solidarity with those whose lives would presumably be negatively affected by a Trump presidency.
Twitter Claps Back at Donald Trump Presidency With #NotMyPresident and #ImStillWithHer
Trump won the election, but many Americans are not interested in him leading the nation.
#ObamaDay Wants to Make You Cry
Twitter peeps are using Election Day to honor 44 and family.
REPORT: Social Media Giants Helped Police Track Ferguson, Baltimore Protests
The ACLU says that Facebook, Instagram and Twitter all provided user data to Geofeedia, a company whose social media montoring product was marketed to and used by law enforcement agencies to follow protestors.