We recently asked a 21-year-old undocumented Chicana in Los Angeles what she imagined the designers of social media platforms look like. “Definitely white, smart, educated. Young, wearing a tux, driving a nice car. Not using much social media themselves, sharing limited information about themselves.” [pullquote author=”” description=”” style=”new-pullquote”]”[O]ur findings made clear that users felt a […]
Author Archives: Ioana Literat
Ioana Literat is Assistant Professor in the Communication, Media & Learning Technologies Design program at Teachers College, Columbia University. (Note: The Hechinger Report is an independent unit of Teachers College, Columbia University.) (Her research examines youth online participation and political expression.