“Soul Sisters Pakistan” started as a small Facebook group in 2013 and has now become a powerful global online community to support oppressed women. Founder of the group, Kanwal Ahmed, tells New Canadian Media why she was compelled to amplify the voices of the women she encountered.View More Shunned by Sponsors, a Controversial Show for Pakistani Women Gets Powered by Social Media
Dozens of Sikh social media pages and posts have been censored on Facebook and Instagram this week, even as the community commemorates the deadly riots in Delhi that followed the assassination of then Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi.View More Canadian Sikhs Fume At Social Media Censorship
In Tell Everyone: How the Stories We Share Shape What We Know and Why It Matters, author Alfred Hermida explores how social media has the potential to be revolutionary in all aspects of our lives,…View More Tell Everyone: A Sharing Renaissance?
When the series of revolutionary protests and riots – dubbed the “Arab Spring” – broke out in late 2010, news outlets worldwide were quick to highlight the role of social media in bringing these demonstrations…View More Understanding Social Media and Revolutions