Trendwatch Media & Culture: June 22, 2020

June 22nd, 2020

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Planning Dirty: 100+ Brand Responses to Black Lives Matter

We've highlighted their responses, their actions and some reactions.       


Vice: On Instagram, Artists Are Creating a Shareable Language of Protest 

Through art, even people who don't "get political" on social media are getting engaged in the Black Lives Matter movement.


BBC: The '3.5% Rule': How a Small Minority Can Change the World   

Nonviolent protests are twice as likely to succeed as armed conflicts – and those engaging a threshold of 3.5% of the population have never failed to bring about change.     


New York Times: TikTok (Yes, TikTok) Is the Future

Whether serious or silly, TikTok is an outlet for expression unlike anything that came before.


New York Times: Tech Is Global. Right? 

The internet is evolving from a homogeneous blob into something more like the diverse world.

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