Visual essay – Is social media making us [more] racist?

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References

Slide 2

Zupancic Z, Twitter-logo, February 17 2011, Flickr, Attribution/No derivative works http://www.flickr.com/photos/crazyoctopus/5455530224/

Rizzato R, Fakes on my Facebook “friends” #02, April 11 2010, Flickr, Attribution/non commercial http://www.flickr.com/photos/rizzato/4514629942/

Ergow.com, logo YouTube, November 26 2009, Flickr, Attribution/non-commercial/no derivative work http://www.flickr.com/photos/ergow/4135920041/

Simon, Google search engine magnifying glass browser, January 29 2013, Pixabay, Public domain CC0 http://pixabay.com/en/google-search-engine-76522/

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Garber M, Graph, April 5 2013, May 26 2013, http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/04/when-your-facebook-friend-is-racist/274706/

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Pareene, Young Republican leader Finds racism LOL-worthy, July 6 2009, May 27 2013, http://gawker.com/5308514/young-republican-leader-finds-racism-lol+worthy

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Alexander B, Tweet, 2012, Sunday 26 2013 http://insidepublicminds.wordpress.com/2012/11/08/racism-digitalized/

Blunsum J, 2013, Searching racism, Screenshots – 2 from Google, 1 from Youtube (Personal collection)

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Tang A, Boston Marathon aftermath people, April 15 2013, Wikimedia, Attribution http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:2013_Boston_Marathon_aftermath_people.jpg

Tang A, Boston Marathon explosion, April 16 2012, Wikimedia, Attribution

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Boston_Marathon_explosions_%288653970482%29.jpg

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Binder M, Twitter Idiots blame Boston Bombing on North Korea, President Obama, April 16 2013, May 26 2013, http://thecontributor.com/boston-marathon-bombing/boston-bombing-brings-out-worst-twitter (all the tweets)

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Gabbay T, “Please don’t be a Muslim”: cair, others respond to Boston bombings on Twitter, April 15 2013, May 25 2013, http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/04/15/please-dont-be-a-muslim-cair-others-respond-to-boston-bombings-on-twitter/

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Administrator, AIPAC-Jewish Racist “Hopes Boston Bomber is White”, April 17 2013, June 6 2013 http://www.davidduke.com/?p=39309

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