Tag Archives: Twitter

#SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen: Twitter reflects feminism’s problem with race

Did you guys catch the Twitterstorm that was #solidarityisforwhitewomen? If not, it’s still out there, read it. I was checking out my Twitterstream on Tuesday and first noticed it from @AngryBlackLady, who often has quite a few good gems. Naturally, … Continue reading

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Practical Advice on How to Talk with Your Kids About Newtown Massacre

Today was the first of the funerals. The beginning of seeing the heartbreakingly small caskets as families start laying to rest 20 innocent young children and six brave adults. We’re all still shocked that the unfathomable has happened in Newtown, … Continue reading

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Social Media and the Future of Journalism

And to think I almost stayed home. It was Social Media Week in Chicago, the local slice of a global conference on all things social media. I had done the mental gymnastics to figure out which sessions I could attend … Continue reading

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What I Learned At Bloggy Boot Camp: Twitter, Tribes and Tassels

I was 30 minutes late for dinner. THIRTY. This is one of those things that only started happening after my kids were born. What kind of person shows up at a restaurant 30 minutes late? Well, me, apparently. It was … Continue reading

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News of Bin Laden’s Death Brings Another Defining Moment for Twitter

It looks like we’ve got another “Where Were You When…” moment. Where were you when you heard Osama Bin Laden had been killed. For millions of us, the answer is: Twitter. The micro-blogging site had a defining moment yesterday. First … Continue reading

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Staying Connected With Your Loved One? There’s an App For That

Email. Facebook. Twitter. Text message. Voicemail. These are all the ways Hubby and I stay connected. (Outside of talking to each other that is.) It often feels like with our schedules we’re ships passing in the night, but with a … Continue reading

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