The “Black Twitter” universe is abuzz about, you guessed it, all things Black. Not familiar with the term? According to a recent article published by the Associated Press, it’s “a small corner of the social media giant where an unabashedly black spin on life gets served up in 140-character installments.”
An form of an online platform where cultural issues are discussed, considered, debated and rehashed, it serves as an outlet and “spread the word” vehicle among young African Americans aged 18-29.
“Black Twitter brings the fullness of black humanity into the social network and that is why it has become so fascinating,” said Kimberly C. Ellis, who has a doctorate in American and Africana Studies, tweets as @drgoddess and is studying Black Twitter for her upcoming book, “The Bombastic Brilliance of Black Twitter.”
Read more at ABC News.