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 […]
Melissa Brough, is assistant professor in the Department of Communication at California State University Northridge. Her research focuses on the role of communication technology in the social, cultural, and political lives of youth from historically disenfranchised groups.