Social media can provide ways for LGBTQ youth to learn more about, and stay connected to, their identities.
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While online communities may not fully address the isolation LGBTQ youth face in-person, they can serve as an important source of social support and a springboard for civic engagement.
Whether on Twitter or Tumblr, Facebook or Reddit, people use many strategies to express their sexual selves.
Not everyone possesses the skills to draw a cartoon, but pretty much anyone can make a meme.
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With sharp political commentary just as likely to be found on Tumblr as in the pages of the Times, why aren’t the best internet memes being published in the nation’s top periodicals?
Sometimes faking it on Instagram is just fine.
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Consuming too much social media when users end up comparing their lives to others more glamorous can leave one with bad feelings say researchers. But pretending or fantasizing is not all bad either.
Tumblr’s new rules will likely shut much of the LGBTQ youth activity. Here a chaptered LGBTQ youth themed comic on Tumblr.
LGBTQ youth use Tumblr more frequently than others. The platform has provided a safe space for youth to explore sexual identities and find crucial support. A new regulating policy may change all that.
More young people are turning online for peer support networks.
Tumblr might the weird cousin of the other social media platforms, but it also makes a safe space for queer kids to hang out and understand their sexuality.
How could they post that of me?
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The legal system is working out how much of an exclusive right you have to commercial use of your own name, image, likeness or identity – and online that doesn’t just mean in an ad.
Many trolleys have been reduced to roaming the countryside in search of work.
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Tumblr CEO David Karp is worth US$250 million after the sale of his popular blogging platform to Yahoo.
This is the ultimate stuff of hipster dreams. Despite the protestations of user defections, Tumblr bloggers couldn’t help but be beguiled by the attentions of 37-year-old Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, whose…