Shootings

  • Pew Research Center Studies Social Media Conversations About Race

    … of it. Meanwhile, #allivesmatter mentions were nearly evenly split. More recently, the police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, La., July 5, and of Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minn., the following day, as well as the shootings of five police officers during protests in Dallas later that week, led to a spike in the usage of both hashtags, as well as #bluelivesmatter, from July 5 through 17, particularly July 8. Readers: What did you think of the findings by Pew Research Center? …

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  • Facebook’s 2015 Year in Review

    … protests Charleston shooting and flag debate Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg shared a video (embedded below) in which 2015’s biggest topics on the social network were revealed by Savannah Guthrie on NBC’s Today, and Sandberg wrote: Many events on this year’s top topics list year are tragic, including multiple terrorist attacks…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 26 readers -
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