Tech News Weekly

Jun 4th 2020

Tech News Weekly 136

Social Change and Social Media

Black Tech Pipeline, Using Facebook to Educate, Digital Self Defense
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Category: News

The founder of Black Tech Pipeline joins us to talk about the org., Facebook may be a better social media platform for educating others, and what you need to do to protect yourself digitally before leaving the house.

First, Pariss Chandler, the creator of #BlackTechTwitter and founder of Black Tech Pipeline, shares the origin story of the organization, how to join, and how to help elevate Black voices online and in tech roles.

Then, OneZero's Joshua Adams joins the pair to explain how Facebook can be a better platform for educating others on racial injustice. He also talks about his upcoming book and shares his thoughts on memes and their role in messaging.

Lastly, Nathan Sheard of the Electronic Frontier Foundation details methods of digital defense. Before you leave the house, Sheard shares the steps you need to take to protect yourself.

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