By Darnella Dunham Twitter has killed dozens of celebrities, and it proves that you should definitely not believe everything you read. The lack of credibility from the sender of these false rumors doesn’t stop them from getting retweeted and going viral. And unfortunately, death hoaxes on Twitter have become commonplace. But Twitter isn’t all bad […]

—– This month, NewsOne presents a special exploration of Black Americans’ influence on social media, #TWEETING WHILE BLACK. —– The way we get our news has clearly changed. These days, Twitter is averaging 230 million Tweets per day. That’s up 110 percent since January. Though 40 percent of Twitter’s 100 million active users only sign […]

According to a new report from the Pew Internet & American LifeEight Project, of the eight percent of the U.S. online population that uses Twitter today, the most active users are African-Americans and Latinos.