All posts by Brittany Gellerman

Community Organizing Through Online Mobilization: #NoDAPL

Social media has transformed community organizing. Every day, individuals are able to connect with millions of people online to spread information and mobilize others to take action. On Tuesday, the #NoDAPL movement tapped into online networks to build their following and organize protests on a global

What’s Next for The @POTUS Twitter Handle?

On Monday afternoon, the White House blog announced the protocol for the first official transition process between presidencies for the social media accounts. As the first president to have a true social media presence, Obama has transformed the way the president connects to constituents. The

Twitter Killed The Vine Star

On Thursday, Twitter announced the shutdown of short-form video app Vine and the internet blew up in outrage. This came just as Twitter announced they’ve cut 9 percent of their employees (roughly 350 people) along with announcing their Q3 earnings. According to The Verge, these

Who is Responsible for Online Advertising in 2016?

As individual companies gain more control over what advertisements users can view, we have to ask ourselves – What is responsible online advertising? On September 13th, in an attempt to answer this question, Adblock Plus added an extension to sell ads through their Acceptable Ads policy, a