Tag: Social Media

Black Women Boycotting 'Black Panther' Is Just a Rumor

The highly anticipatedMarvel Studiosfilm “Black Panther” will debut in theaters across the country next month and Black women will indeed be in attendance, despite what you may have heard. Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film’s all-star cast includes Chadwick Boseman as lead character “T’Challa,” Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai…

FaceApp Fail: 'Racist' Ethnic Filters Removed After Backlash

Using face-altering apps on photos is common nowadays, but FaceApp continues to miss the mark with its filters. The app just launched in January and is again under fire for producing tone-deaf technology deemed racist by users. FaceApp alters or perfects selfies using artificial intelligence. It became widely popular for…

Police End 'High Five Fridays' at Elementary School After Complaints

A police department has ended its “High Five Fridays” program after complaints from parents that their children were uncomfortable. Since December, students at elementary schools in Northampton, Mass., were greeted on Fridays with high fives from local police officers. The program was intended to show students that police officers are…