Category: Social

Gorsuch: Social Upheaval if Sex Discrimination Laws Cover Gays, Trans
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Gorsuch: Social Upheaval if Sex Discrimination Laws Cover Gays, Trans

The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday heard oral arguments on two cases that ask the court to expand the sex discrimination protections in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to cover homosexuals and transgenders. Bostock v. Clayton County Georgia and Altitude Express, Inc. v. Zarada were brought by homosexual men who claimed they were…

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Social radio startup Stationhead moves beyond live broadcasts
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Social radio startup Stationhead moves beyond live broadcasts

Stationhead, the mobile app that turns its users into streaming radio DJs, got a big upgrade today. Where Stationhead DJs were previously limited to broadcasting live, they can now record their shows, making them available on-demand for anyone to listen later. The idea behind Stationhead is to democratize and recapture the personality of traditional radio…

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Pew: mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks
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Pew: mobile and social media users in emerging markets have more diverse social networks

The latest study from Pew Research Center takes a look at the impact mobile technology, including the use of smartphones and social media, is having on the diversity of people’s social network in emerging markets. For the purpose of the study, Pew surveyed mobile users in 11 key markets: Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, South Africa, Kenya,…

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Social Media Outrage Erupts as Trump Rally Chants ‘Send Her Back’ at Ilhan Omar
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Social Media Outrage Erupts as Trump Rally Chants ‘Send Her Back’ at Ilhan Omar

Social media erupted with criticism on Wednesday evening after some in the crowd at a campaign rally for Donald Trump in Greenville, North Carolina, chanted “Send her back!” after the president criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN). The chant was short-lived, and began as President Trump began criticizing Omar for her history of antisemitic comments. Trump…

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