Post Tagged with: "social media"


FaceApp Fail: 'Racist' Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

FaceApp Fail: ‘Racist’ Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

Social media users slammed the "Black,” “Caucasian,” "Asian" and "Indian" filters.

Comcast NBCUniversal: 'This Is Us' Was Just What We Needed

Comcast NBCUniversal: ‘This Is Us’ Was Just What We Needed

The storylines of NBC's hit TV show resonated with viewers across the country.

Police End ‘High Five Fridays’ at Elementary School After Complaints

Police End ‘High Five Fridays’ at Elementary School After Complaints

The Northampton (Mass.) Police Department said it “cannot overlook the fact that this program may be received differently by some members of our community.”

Disney Promptly Drops YouTube Star PewDiePie for Anti-Semitic Content, Nazi Images

Disney Promptly Drops YouTube Star PewDiePie for Anti-Semitic Content, Nazi Images

PewDiePie’s channel has more than 53 million followers and 14 billion video views.

Marriott's CEO: My Valentine to Social Media

Marriott’s CEO: My Valentine to Social Media

"I love what social media has done for our industry," President and CEO at Marriott International Arne Sorenson said.

Chicago Torturers 'Could have been Obama's children,' Tweets Mary Durstein

Chicago Torturers ‘Could have been Obama’s children,’ Tweets Teacher

The West Virginia high school teacher has been suspended for her racist Twitter rants.

Delta Air Lines Offers Apology to Black Doctor, Makes Policy Changes

Delta Air Lines Offers Apology to Black Woman Doctor Called “Sweetie” by Flight Attendant

"Inclusion training," but no other specific action, to be given to astoundingly white male leadership team.

Obamas Should be Hanged, says State Official

Obamas Should be Hanged, Says State Official

"Hopefully the Muslims will eliminate him and mooshelle as queers," a Tennessee deputy director wrote on Facebook.

U of Oklahoma Kicks Out Student for ‘Ni**ger Lynching’ Texts Sent to Black Freshman at UPenn

Be Careful: ‘Ni**er Lynching’ Texts Sent to Black Freshman Uncover Backdoor to Private Information

A University of Oklahoma student involved in messages sent from “Daddy Trump” obtained contact info from a private University of Pennsylvania Facebook group.

Trump Supporters Intimidate Latino Voters with Fake Image of Immigrant on Social Media

Trump Supporters Intimidate Latino Voters with Fake Image on Social Media

The image, which has been proven to be fake, shows an immigration officer supposedly arresting an immigrant who is trying to vote.

Obama Mask with Noose Costume Worn by Trump Supporter at U of Wisconsin Game

Obama Mask with Noose Costume Worn by Trump Supporter at U of Wisconsin Game

University of Wisconsin-Madison said the Halloween costume was “repugnant” but “was an exercise of the individual’s right to free speech.”

FBI, Homeland Security Sued Over BLM Surveillance Records

FBI, Homeland Security Sued Over BLM Surveillance Records

Government agencies used counterterrorism tactics to survey BLM protests, violating First and Fourth Amendment rights, according to the lawsuit.

Black Doctor Asks to Help Delta Passenger, Denied by Flight Attendant

Black Doctor Asks to Help Delta Passenger, Denied by Flight Attendant

Delta Air Lines' lack of diversity in senior leadership may allow for a culture of bias.

Police Tracked BLM Protesters Through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: ACLU Report

Police Tracked BLM Protesters Through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: ACLU Report

Police received real time special access from Geofeedia, a social media surveillance vendor, to social media feeds during the periods of unrest.

Republican Rep Nominee Likens Obamas to Monkeys

Fellow Republicans have called on Dan Johnson to drop out of the race after numerous racially charged Facebook posts — but he vowed to "make Kentucky great again."

Trump's Body Language During Debate Raises Social Media Eyebrows

Trump’s Body Language During Debate Raises Social Media Eyebrows

Sunday's debate was the most tweeted-about in debate in history, a Twitter spokesman said.

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Alt-Right Trolls Devise Racist Codes on Social Media

Racist posters, many of which are Trump supporters, use code words for Blacks, Mexicans, Muslims and Jews to avoid censorship.

Serena Williams: 'I won't be silent' on Police Killings of Blacks

Serena Williams: ‘I won’t be silent’ on Police Killings of Blacks

"As Dr. Martin Luther King said, 'There comes a time when silence is betrayal.' I won't be silent."

Trump Staffers Blatantly Racist on Social Media

Trump Staffers Blatantly Racist on Social Media

AP investigation finds messages that “were overtly racially charged, supportive of violent actions, or broadly hostile to Muslims.”

Smoochr, Black Dating App

Black Twitter Breaks up With Black Dating App

Smoochr, an app for Black singles, has received massive backlash on Twitter for reinforcing racial stereotypes and focusing on hair texture and lip size as criteria for dates.

Confronting Nation's Racial Turmoil is Business Imperative

Confronting Nation’s Racial Turmoil is Business Imperative

PwC’s new U.S. chairman launched company-wide discussion on race, buoyed by his desire to comfort employees and in the process bolster engagement, recruitment.

Breitbart Editor Incites Racism, Kicked Off Twitter

Breitbart Editor Incites Racism, Kicked Off Twitter

Following a barrage of racist tweets at Leslie Jones, co-star of "Ghostbusters," Milo Yiannopoulos' account was permanently suspended.

‘World's Whitest Selfie'

Where’s the Diversity? Paul Ryan’s Photo with Interns Called ‘World’s Whitest Selfie’

Ryan's selfie with Capitol Hill interns goes viral, but not for the reason he was hoping.

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Four Officers Under Investigation for Racially Charged Social Media Posts

All four officers from Tennessee are being investigated, with one being decommissioned for saying he would have shot Philando Castile five times instead of four.