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online activism

Petri dish in a lab environment.
Surveillance by Dorothy Kim on October 7th, 2014
Now Twitter is the panoptic medium.
Piers and the ocean at night.
Sex and Sexuality by Neve Be on September 8th, 2014
Many of us do not know what a private body looks like.
Social media logos for Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, RSS, Blogger and others transposed on a series of rainbow-colored chalks.
Social Media by Andrea Garcia-Vargas on August 11th, 2014
Grappling with social media’s dual nature as both an outlet and a trigger for depression.
Prints of multiple hashtag symbols on a concrete street.
Social Media by Dorothy Kim on June 30th, 2014
Feminist Killjoys, #TwitterPanic, And AAPI Feminist Digital Disruption
A student holds a sign that says No One Should Have to Live in Fear. Two students embrace in the background.
Social Media by Brianne Huntsman on June 30th, 2014
Powerful institutions speak two languages: media and money.
A tweet showing a screenshot of Google image search results for the phrase 'asians' which displayed stereotypical images and mostly fake inspirational posters. The text of the tweet reads: This is what I get when I google 'asians'. So yes, we need to have a #NotYourAsianSidekick convo because we matter.
Mythology by Suey Park & Eunsong Kim on March 17th, 2014
Twitter activism is not to be dismissed. Although Twitter exists to generate revenue off advertisements and corporations, it can also be used subversively - to go beyond imperial timelines.