#Social Media

  • Article: Giant Balloons Are Bringing Internet Access to Rural Kenya
    Citizenship

    Giant Balloons Are Bringing Internet Access to Rural Kenya

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 20, 2018

    Google’s sister company Loon is behind the initiative. Read more

  • Article: China’s Weibo Reverses Ban on Gay Content After Social Media Outcry
    Citizenship

    China’s Weibo Reverses Ban on Gay Content After Social Media Outcry

    By Daniele Selby|April 16, 2018

    Last week, “Chinese Twitter” announced its plan to remove pornography, violent, and gay content. Read more

  • Article: This Flint, Michigan, Native’s Tweetstorm Perfectly Embodies His City’s Frustrations
    Environment

    This Flint, Michigan, Native’s Tweetstorm Perfectly Embodies His City’s Frustrations

    By Chris Gelardi|April 10, 2018

    “We suffer from a systemic disregard for working class people in this country.” Read more

  • Article: ‘Instagram Has Done to Food What Porn Has Done to Sex,’ Says American Celebrity Chef Alton Brown
    Food & Hunger

    ‘Instagram Has Done to Food What Porn Has Done to Sex,’ Says American Celebrity Chef Alton Brown

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 20, 2018

    Here’s what everyone snapping photos of their food is doing to food waste. Read more

  • Article: Here Are 9 Celebrities Who Are Totally Here to Stand Up Against Racism on Twitter
    Citizenship

    Here Are 9 Celebrities Who Are Totally Here to Stand Up Against Racism on Twitter

    By Daniele Selby|Aug. 22, 2017

    These celebrities are using their influence to champion change. Read more

  • Article: Badlands, Death Valley National Park Twitter Accounts Troll Trump With Facts
    Environment

    Badlands, Death Valley National Park Twitter Accounts Troll Trump With Facts

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 25, 2017

    In an era of "alternative facts," these national parks are taking a stand. Read more

  • Video: The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Social Media Campaign
    Citizenship

    The Secret Ingredient to a Successful Social Media Campaign

    By Michael Sheldrick|Dec. 13, 2016

    Global Citizen Policy Director Michael Sheldrick speaks at TedX in Perth, Australia. Read more

  • Article: JK Rowling Sends Harry Potter Books to Young Fan in War-Torn Aleppo
    Education

    JK Rowling Sends Harry Potter Books to Young Fan in War-Torn Aleppo

    By Yosola Olorunshola|Nov. 24, 2016

    As if by magic, one Syrian child gets her wish. Read more