“I believe it’s important for the future of our country and for us to do what’s right,” said Zuckerberg to a crowd of DREAMers, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, immigration activists and political leaders.
It’s no secret that internet users have always been able to get away with saying things online that they probably wouldn’t say in person, and a new map by Floating Sheep, a group of geography academics, takes the idea a step further by analyzing the use of racist and homophobic terms on Twitter across the United States.
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Robinson Cano, star second baseman of the New York Yankees, used Twitter on Tuesday to let his fans know that he was becoming a U.S. citizen.
Julian Castro was mentioned 11,503 times per minute on Twitter at one point. Only Michelle Obama who followed him and Mitt Romney the GOP nominee, topped him.
Latino organizations are revving up for the 2012 election by using the language of young Hispanics to speak to them and get them to register to vote — social media.
Partnerships and alliances have been formed amongst established Latino organizations like Voto Latino, The National Council of La Raza, and others, which are using Youtube, Facebook, Twitter and the online space to bring their message to a voting bloc that will only be able flex its considerable political muscle if it actually shows up on election day.
To many, the Obama administration’s order to give undocumented immigrants work permits if they meet certain requirements, is a dream fulfilled, even if it falls short of DREAM Act legislation, which failed in Congress.
Eduardo Saverin, attends the 7th Annual Common Sense Media Awards honoring Bill Clinton at Gotham Hall. (Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Common Sense Media)
He was the subject of the central plot in the hit movie, “The Social Network,” about how Mark Zuckerberg sought to dilute his Facebook ownership and has recently been the target of ire over renouncing his citizenship ahead of the company’s initial public offering — but Eduardo Saverin was unable to break his silence on these topics due to contractual restraints.