Before outrage became an online sport, it was in our faces: hate mail, angry mobs, bullying. What can we learn from the past to handle today’s haters?
The social media giant preaches “connection” as its ultimate goal, but we can’t forget that it has only ever been in business for itself.
Like so many of us, Joy Reid's views on LGBTQ people has evolved. The real question: Why are so many women having their past social media scrutinized?
The algorithms used to determine how to target ads are based on biased data that assumes most social-media users are white men. That’s not only wrong—it’s racist.
Nevertheless the digital sight gags persisted—and as a result, so did we.
In this elegy to Twitter, the writer reflects on the platform she first joined a decade ago—once a place to network with her literary idols—and the troll-laden, gladiator-like arena it is today.
The unprofitable social-media giant—a bot-and-troll-infested hellscape—has changed the way we disseminate and digest our information. Is the platform worth defending?
While it may be a haven for trolls, the social-media platform also provides many people of color a big, supportive community—and a means to find work.
The suicide rate for Black boys has doubled in the past 20 years. In cases like 10-year-old Jaheim McKenzie's, who allegedly stabbed himself, it may be a desperate escape from whuppings.
We’ve entered unprecedented territory when the late-night tweets of our Bloviator-in-Chief undermine his administration and violate our Constitution.