Why Social Media Makes Me Feel All Warm and Fuzzy Inside

Did you open your Facebook page this morning to find this?

 

Did you find a big ol’ out pouring of support for the Supreme Court’s ruling that the Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional? Did you see a bunch of profiles returning to red in support of equal marriage? My guess is many of you did and my hope is that many of you are proud of that.

It’s been a crazy 24 hours for social media and social change. Last night perhaps you caught a wave of posts about this woman:

Wendy Davis, a state senator …read more

A New Kind of Red Revolution

Is Facebook looking a little red today? No, the world’s largest social media site isn’t experiencing a communist revolution, it’s coming alive in support of equal marriage.

It all started with the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) who gave their normal blue and yellow logo a red makeover on Monday in support of equal marriage as the Supreme Court begins hearings today on California’s Proposition 8. They asked their supporters to do the same:

“Who’s wearing red tomorrow? Show your support for marriage equality — make your profile image red for tomorrow and check out www.hrc.org/StandForMarriage for more ways to get …read more