Should #BlackTwitter be studied? Is the #BeyHive next??
Media Impact Project Releases New Research On Black Twitter
A new project created by the Media Impact Project, a global hub for finding, developing and distributing the “smartest” approaches and best tools for measuring the impact of media is now collecting info on Black Twitter.
Yes, that means everything $200 date, azz eating, light skin women’s inability to return texts and hood reality show related will be stored as data for researchers to better understand you.
What is Black Twitter defined by the research group?
Black Twitter is a dynamic, open-ended, socio-technical phenomenon. Black Twitter exists as a fluctuating collective rather than a clearly defined “community,” although some Twitter users that identify as black racially (or in other ways) also identify as a member. Black Twitter manifests through discussion and interactions among individuals and groups as well as the political, cultural, and media events that resonate with these users’ collective interests and experiences. As a result, newcomers to Twitter are occasionally surprised to find that the system can have a profoundly Black feeling to it.
The project leaders who look mostly look like the #SupportDarrenWilson sect of Twitter released the ‘Black Twitter Project’ idea today and let’s just the natives are not happy. Hit the flip to peep what the Black Twitter masses have to say about being studied like lab rats…