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· February, 2014

Stories about Digital Media from February, 2014

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Indigenous Tweets #IMLD14 Roundup

  28 February 2014

Last Friday was International Mother Language Day, a celebration of linguistic and diversity. This year Rising Voices and Indigenous Tweets encouraged people to tweet in their native language using the hashtag #imld14. Here is a sampling of contributions.

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Everyday Life Across the Continent

  13 February 2014

Everyday Africa, a collective blog using photography to break down stereotypes about Africa, focuses on mobile phone photos, representing the rising wave of technology in Africa. They are creating curriculum for teens, combatting assumptions learnt from the mainstream media about "other" people and places.

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Arabic Language Resources for Social Media Activists

  10 February 2014

Tasharuk is a recent project to aggregate resources for social media activists which are available in Arabic. Tasharuk, meaning collaborate in Arabic, lists and categorizes knowledge resources - many of which are open-licensed.

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Women Weave the Web: Global Tech Stories

  4 February 2014

World Pulse has put forward a new project to find out what challenges women face around the world when it comes to technology - and how they are using new digital tools to change their communities. Share your story with them!