SAN FRANCISCO (RNS) — The new Center for Technology and Society wants to place tech companies on the front lines in combating online hate speech. But can Silicon Valley police itself?
(RNS) — 'I can’t repeat it enough: We never closed our doors. We’re a church, for goodness' sake,' said Lakewood Church spokesman Don Iloff.
(RNS) People expressed concern about Aslan's firing and some suggested his Muslim identity may have played a role.
(RNS) A popular hashtag shows the divide between men and women in some churches.
Both conservatives and liberals have made social media an intolerable place for me to be. In the last month I've drastically reduced the time I spend on Facebook and Twitter, and it has been a life-nourishing spiritual practice.
(RNS) In the Age of Pope Francis and the Era of President Trump, the union between Roman Catholics and evangelical Protestants may be fraying.
Derek Black was a racist and a bigot. And then, he started attending Shabbat dinners.
(RNS) 'The spike in hate we've seen online this election season is extremely troubling and unlike anything we have seen in modern politics,' said ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt.
(RNS) Muslim women have created a vibrant space for themselves online. But increasingly, many groups — from Islamophobes to conservative Muslims to feminists — are using social media’s lack of accountability to attack them.
SAN FRANCISCO — The Anonymous hacker collective has launched a campaign to add rainbow flags and gay pride slogans to Islamic State Twitter accounts in response to the Orlando gay dance club attack.
The ministry blocks dissenters and ignores journalists who might ask difficult questions. This is not engaging culture, but evading culture.
We now pick the emojis that go with our beliefs.
(RNS) There's a holier-than-thou Twitter smackdown underway between The Donald and a top Southern Baptist theologian.
The bombings once again call attention to a serious crisis: the radicalization of citizens outside the Middle East by extremist groups.
(RNS) How do we keep Muslim youth from the extremists? We need imams and scholars to teach Quranic critical thinking on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.