Archive For The “Social Media” Category

Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials

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Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials

Arab American Heritage Month, Ramadan feted by Journalists and elected officials The Arab American Democratic Club hosted a forum of journalists and elected officials and community leaders on Thursday April 22, 2021 to discuss both Ramadan and Arab American Heritage Month (April). The panel included a video message offering both Ramadan Kareem messages and a celebratory…

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Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

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Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum

Arab American Democratic Club hosts candidate leadership forum The Arab American Democratic Club hosted its 2021 Candidate and Leadership Forum on Thursday March 25 featuring a long slate of candidates for local elective office and elected government officials and speakers. The event was held to commemorate April Arab American Heritage Month and to encourage Arab…

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Twitter suspends prominent Palestinian Rights activist

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Twitter suspends prominent Palestinian Rights activist

Twitter suspends prominent Palestinian Rights activist Twitter Suspends Prominent Activist for Palestinian Rights, No Explanation Given On February 24, 2021, Twitter suspended the account of CODEPINK co-executive director Ariel Gold, a prominent activist for Palestinian rights. The suspension follows online targeting of Ms. Gold by supporters of Israel and Twitter flagging a number of tweets…

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Arab-American influencers Furrha Family share secrets of their success

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Arab-American influencers Furrha Family share secrets of their success

Arab-American influencers Furrha Family share secrets of their success Salem Furrha and his eight children @theFurrhaFamily on TikTok and Instagram represent a large movement of American Arabs who have turned to social media as a means of breaking up the boredom of coronavirus restrictions and sharing their lives showcasing a popular and positive  image of Arab…

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Dingell to Facebook: Eradicate Anti-Muslim Content On Your Platform

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Dingell to Facebook: Eradicate Anti-Muslim Content On Your Platform

Dingell to Facebook: Eradicate Anti-Muslim Content On Your Platform Raises urgent concerns of Facebook perpetuating violence against Muslim community Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) today urged immediate action from Facebook to eradicate anti-Muslim bigotry from the platform and demanded Mark Zuckerberg implement six measures to combat bigoted content. In a letter signed by 29 colleagues, Dingell…

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Arab Radio: Censorship on Social Media targets Arab Americans

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Arab Radio: Censorship on Social Media targets Arab Americans

Arab Radio: Censorship on Social Media targets Arab Americans Alice Speri, the writer with The Intercept online news discusses her recent article co-authored with Sam Biddle about censorship on social media. Speri discusses a recent decision to censor a university program exploring history because one of the topics was Leila (Laila) Khaled, the first woman…

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