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The Little #Hashtag That Changed the World

Posted October 30th, 2015 at 11:00 am (UTC-4)

You might not give much thought to the hashtag – that little # symbol you sprinkle between your daily tweets and online messages. But what started as a tool to classify topics and relevant conversations has now become a rallying cry for sociopolitical action. “We look at the hashtag as kind of a symbol that […]

#BlackLivesMatter; Palmyra; Twitter Polls; Back to October 21, 2015

Posted October 21st, 2015 at 12:01 pm (UTC-4)
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Today’s Tech Sightings: How #BlackLivesMatter Uses Social Media to Fight the Power #BlackLivesMatter is a Twitter hashtag created in 2013 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman, the man who shot and killed young African American Trayvon Martin in Florida. The hashtag has since become a rallying cry for millions of people looking for change. Jailed […]