Topic: Social Media
The Local Company That Doesn’t Care About Your Search
Is it porn? Is it sports? Why is DuckDuckGo, the upstart challenger to Google, targeting bros?
Art for Change: The Arts Journalist
The next in a series with Forman Arts Initiative profiles Julia Marsh, new executive director and editor of Philly Artblog
Social Media Is Not The News
We don’t need to “democratize” news through social media platforms. We need media literacy.
Kensington’s Trauma Porn Problem
YouTubers roaming Kensington to record human suffering there have built a cottage industry of crass global gawkers. What can Philly do about it?
The Citizen Recommends: WURD Radio Founder’s Day
The free, ninth annual day of discussion returns to carry on the legacy of Walter P. Lomax Jr. and of one of only three Black-owned and operated talk radio stations in the U.S.
Business for Good: YING
Karla Ballard has raised over $1 million for her app, which seeks to replicate the community of helpful neighbors she grew up with in Philadelphia, one task at a time
Generation Change Philly: Gadfly for Good
Through wicked smart tweets and on-the-ground organizing, Dena Driscoll is the persistent activist we need to make a more livable Philadelphia
Guest Commentary: The Future of Violence Is Digital
Online beefs are behind an increasing amount of violence in Philly. A local resident and teacher wonders what police can do to stop it—and what responsibility social media giants should face