Black Twitter: A virtual community ready to hashtag out a response to cultural issues – The Washington Post

If you haven’t yet experienced the glory of Black Twitter, you are late to the party. But that’s okay. You’re here now.Sip your tea, mind the shade.

Black Twitter is part cultural force, cudgel, entertainment and refuge. It is its own society within Twitter, replete with inside jokes, slang and rules, centered on the interests of young blacks online — almost a quarter of all black Internet users are on Twitter.

via Black Twitter: A virtual community ready to hashtag out a response to cultural issues – The Washington Post.