Emily Piddington

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Twitter User Sparks Controversy for Outing Virginia Protesters

A Twitter Inc. account called @YesYoureRacist sparked controversy after exhorting its 300,000 followers to identify white nationalist and supremacist …

Social Media

How Social Media Helped Organize and Radicalize America's White Supremacists

144<p>SHARES<p>White supremacy groups have a long history in the United States, yet some of the news around the groups' most recent activity has featured a …

Rights & Freedoms

The Grenfell Tower disaster lays bare the true power of social media

Since YouTube invited us to “broadcast yourself” in 2005, the means and methods to do so have increased exponentially. The rise of accessible digital …

Social Media

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Psychology

Is our friendship doomed?

It occurs to me that my best friend and I catch up more on social media than with texts or phone calls, Alex G. Brown writes<p><i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> <i>tgam.ca/essayguide</i>.<p>A little red dot with the No. 1 in the centre …

Social Media

Status: Online, but not present

A US-based Indonesian photographer was in charge of documenting his brother’s wedding. I was following the whole ceremony through his social media …

Social Media

How Obama Is Owning Trump on Twitter

Communications technology lies at the center of politics: The printing press, the telegram, radio, television, and the Internet have successively …

Social Media

‘Photos you see on Instagram are not a real representation of what people look like’

Taking to Instagram, the 37-year-old posted a side by side image of his bare torso, in a bid to call out the false “representation” of what people …

Social Media

Mayor of Small California Town Ousted Because There's No Straight Pride Month

The council of the small city of Porterville, California, in the state's conservative Central Valley, voted on Tuesday night to remove its mayor from her position — in part, it appears, because of her advocacy for LGBT rights.<p>This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The council of the small …

Should you go to jail for posting video of a real murder?

The Canadian owner of Best Gore faces prison for 'corrupting morals'<p>BestGore.com is a vile website for videos of gang executions, women being tortured, body parts being maimed — anything to turn people’s stomachs. The content is revolting and a lot of it is real. But does Mark Marek, Best Gore’s …

Marriage Equality: A Christian's Perspective

Image: iStock<p>Our country is about to engage in a public debate that has the potential to be incredibly spiteful and harmful. On one side, we have …

LGBTQI

Margot Robbie urges Australians to vote for marriage equality

Margot Robbie has found love and she wants all of her fellow Australians to be able to do the same thing. All of them.<p>The actress took to Instagram …

Same-sex Marriage
LGBTQI

Christine Forster demolishes Abbott's 'simplistic' case against marriage equality

Sister of former PM publicly rejects labelling of advocates as ‘politically correct minority’, saying many ‘come from the conservative side of politics’<p>Christine Forster has publicly demolished the case against same-sex marriage put by her brother, Tony Abbott, rejecting his view the marriage law …

LGBTQI

There are no reasonable or rational arguments to oppose marriage equality

In September this year the Australian people will be asked a simple question: "Do you support a change in the law to allow same-sex couples to …