Social Media Slant 4 Good
Let's use social media to promote global awareness!
Curated by Cendrine Marrouat - SocialMediaSlant.com
"Nigeria made history by outlawing female genital mutilation. The ban falls under the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015 that was passed in Senate on May 5 and recently enacted into law.
This was one of the last acts by the outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan. His successor, Muhammadu Buhari, was sworn into office this past Friday, May 29."
The fight against hunger — the "world's most solvable problem" — is far from over. While the number of people suffering from hunger across the globe has seen a dramatic decline over the past two decades, and international food prices are falling, there are still 805 million people who cannot lead a healthy life due to lack of food.
So you win again my friend. Yesterday you took a man who made us all laugh and sometimes cry. You took a man who was famous to all and not…
Do you know that NASA has about 500 social media accounts across multiple networks? This means a big social media team and a lot of work! Well, when you have the right people, you can achieve anything. Case in point, the agency has won several Shorty Awards over the years, including one for best government use of social media.
Poets, musicians, actors and activists packed an empty shop in a Kabul mall to commemorate the short life and violent death of a woman who has become a symbol for justice and women's rights in a country that historically elevates warlords and battlefield heroes to national icons.
People reading mean tweets is turning into a PSA genre. Last month, the Canadian Safe School Network took Jimmy Kimmel's hit comedy bit, usually featuring celebrities, and repurposed it as a potent anti-cyberbullying ad. Now, Raising the Roof Canada has upped the ante even further with a stunning and heartbreaking spot about the homeless.