The Big Deal About #BlackTwitter

The Big Deal About #BlackTwitter

Scandal,” George Zimmerman‘s murder verdict, smartest (black) women on Twitter, fast-tailed girls and now the Michael Dunn murder trial all have one thing in common — they were powerful trends of Black Twitter that garnered mainstream attention!

Black Twitter has been the driving viral force behind some of the greatest social media triumphs and struggles for the black community in the areas that are social justice, politics, diversity, media and entertainment.

In the AP photo above, Black Twitter user Kimberly C. Ellis talks about the mighty subgroup on Twitter and how it adds a black spin on life at Freedom Corner in the Hill District of Pittsburgh on Aug. 11, 2013.

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