An Emerging Shopping Platform And More: Five Digital Developments From This Week

Before this year, who would’ve thought a clash between the world’s two foremost superpowers would focus on an app where teens and twentysomethings lip-sync and challenge each other to plank? That’s 2020 for you. Before President Donald Trump’s...

On Social Media This Week, People Confront Dangerous Climates Online And Offline

No, that wasn’t a new Instagram filter flooding your feeds this week. The striking visuals of orange haze that blanketed the Bay Area sky are byproducts of climate change unfiltered. As parts of California, Oregon and Washington...

This Week In Social Media: How Different Platforms Are Impacted By Political Machinations

This election cycle, the line between social media and politics has become blurred, if not completely obliterated. Whether you’re using social media for personal use, business use, or both, there’s no escaping politics. Pre-social media, you could...

Social Media On Defense: Five Developments From The Digital Week That Was

Just when you thought this year couldn’t get any tougher, this week brought protests and boycotts in the wake of white police officer Rusten Sheskey firing seven shots at the back of Black man Jacob Blake in Kenosha,...

From Activism To Advertising, Five Social Media Developments From This Week

Social media is a mess. As 2020 continues to deliver curveballs to humanity, it’s become quite clear that change needs to happen and happen fast. The platforms we rely on to connect with others and conduct our...

This Week In Social Media: Platforms Address Misinformation And Bullying

It’s been a historic week for the United States. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, named Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate. Social media was abuzz...

This Week In Social Media News: Banning TikTok And An End To The Facebook Advertising Boycott

In 2011, a teacher in Georgia was forced to resign after a parent complained about a Facebook post showing her with alcohol. Almost a decade later, our personal and professional lives are more blended than ever as...