In an effort to learn more about her third grade students, Colorado-based teacher Kyle Schwartz prompted them to tell her: what I wish my teacher knew.
Thanks largely to the proliferation of smartphones, about one-quarter of all teenagers today spend nearly every waking moment of their lives online, often using social media, according to new research that should come as no surprise to many parents.
The Islamic State group is encouraging supporters to kill Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, and any employee of the social network, in retaliation for blocking the group’s Twitter accounts. Continue reading
There’s a dark space on the Internet where crass remarks, seemingly fueled by hatred for hatred’s sake, live and thrive. They belong to “trolls” — the term given to those who spew insults to people on Twitter, YouTube, in the comments section, and elsewhere online for no clear reason. Continue reading
Do you remember where you were during key moments of Sunday’s Super Bowl? If the answer was on Twitter, then you were not alone. Continue reading
Graphic designer Joachim Roncin is trying to protect the original meaning of #JeSuisCharlie — a phrase he coined after the attack on the Paris newspaper Charlie Hebdo. Continue reading
- Group claiming ties to Islamic State appear to have hacked key military command’s Twitter, YouTube accounts
A group calling themselves CyberCaliphate with the tagline “i love you isis” apparently have hacked the Twitter handle for U.S. Central Command, CENTCOM.
Earlier today, Twitter user Red Durkin started the hashtag #RealLiveTransAdult — a conversation that encouraged transgender men and women to share their stories with transgender teenagers. Durkin started the hashtag in response to the suicide note left by transgender 17-year-old Leelah Alcorn, born Joshua. Continue reading