Tag: Social Media

Video: Re-Energizing Resource Groups and Leveraging Social Media

How can branding, sponsorship and market-facing activities refresh resource groups How can groups communicate effectively online and via social media Why do social-media networks matter To access the presentation slides, go to DiversityInc Best Practices. Diana Solash Director, Americas Inclusiveness Office EY Diana Solash joined EY in 1994 and is…

New Miss America Brushes Off Racist Haters

By Chris Hoenig Nina Davuluri was the first Miss New York of Indian heritage. On Sunday night, she became the first Miss America of Indian heritage, too. But immediately after Davuluri was crowned, a barrage of racist hate began to appear on social media. The Indian Country Today Media Network…

Will Social Media Help Hospitals Engage Patients

by Debby Scheinholtz One in three U.S. adults has gone online to figure out a medical condition, according to the Pew Internet and American Life Project. In addition, in the era of the Affordable Care Act, patientsincluding newly insured Blacks and Latinoswill be more likely to choose their hospitals; patients…

Study Shows Black Teens Use Social Media Differently Than Whites

By Manuel McDonnell-Smith Photo by Shutterstock In spite of the recent announcements of new technologies from the likes of Apple, Sony and Nintendo, a new study shows that teen selection of social media is frequently becoming a Black or white choice. The report, “Teens, Social Media, and Privacy,” recently released…

Red for Equality: What Are the 10 Most Powerful Memes for Same-Gender Marriage

The Supreme Court’s oral arguments for same-gender marriagemay have concluded, but advocacy for LGBT-rights across social-media platforms continues to go viral. Thousands of users from networks including Facebook, Twitter, Storify, Tumblr and more turned their profiles redincluding DiversityIncand shared dozens of pro-LGBT memes this week in an effort to promote…

#Trayvon

By Luke Visconti * UPDATE: Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder on April 11,2012. In case you missed it, Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman as he walked down a street to a friend’s home in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman, on a “neighborhood watch” patrol, called the police…

Is This the End of Rush Limbaugh Advertisers Flee Show

Photo: George Gojkovic/Getty Images Sport/Getty Images Rush Limbaugh is paying the price for his latest misogynistic comment. In today’s social-media world, where everything is on immediate public display, advertisers are fleeing his show. Limbaugh has made racist, homophobic and anti-women comments before without major repercussions. But this time, after he…