Goodbye to the high church of social media. It’s been fun, but not really | Alanah Davis
I like this new reality and the control over how I feel. I’m not absorbing unnecessary toxicity or ridicule. And I think everyone deserves that freedom.
How a Pa. case may impact what public school students all over the country can – and can’t – say on social media | Opinion
Can schools discipline students for remarks made online? The answer is not entirely clear.
A tax on digital ad sales won’t solve all of Pa.’s budget problems. But it’ll help | Mike Connolly
If Harrisburg implemented such a measure, it could raise nearly $500 million, and would likely grow each year with the continued growth of online advertising.
Beware sharing that next false meme, you could be aiding a despot | John A. Tures
Unless these conspiracy theories and those who traffic in them are confronted, we may not avert the next attempted slide into totalitarianism.
Report: These social media platforms are the best at dispelling antisemitism and Holocaust denial
Known as International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the anniversary is honored every year with ceremonies across the globe and educational outreach efforts as the decades past, leaving few survivors to share their stories.
Does ‘deplatforming’ really curb online hate speech? 3 experts weigh in | Analysis
The question of how effective deplatforming is can be looked at from two different angles: Does it work from a technical standpoint, and does it have an effect on worrisome communities themselves?
Trump’s phone problem, solved | Editorial Cartoon
President Donald Trump's Trump's social media accounts were frozen this week in the wake of the violence at the U.S. Capitol. Our cartoonist has some further suggestions.
Pa. Treasury Twitter account to shut down, leaving legacy of snarky, relatable PR
In a farewell message, the account, run by previously unnamed Treasury employees, announced it was shutting down.
Report details ‘lack of transparency’ in Philly P.D.’s handling of cops’ Facebook posts
An independent advisory commission reviewed more than 1,800 Facebook posts and comments made by police.
Central Pennsylvania DA faces calls for resignation over Kenosha-related social media post
A central Pennsylvania prosecutor is facing calls for his resignation over a Facebook post that he says is being blown out of proportion. On Sunday, Cumberland County’s elected district attorney, Republican Skip Ebert, responded to a Facebook post wondering why money was being raised “for a 17 yr. old killer,” and not for “a father […]
National NAACP takes over Philly chapter after president’s anti-Semitic Facebook post
The executive committee of the Philadelphia Chapter of the NAACP voted on Aug. 20 to dissolve itself and yield full control to the national office.
While others pile on, some Blacks stand by Philly NAACP prez after he shares anti-Semitic meme
State and local leaders and numerous groups have called for Rodney Muhammad's resignation, saying the post was “vile” and “racist."