How Social Media is Pushing Hollywood to Fix Its Diversity Problem

footlights hollywood diversityIf you’ve been wondering what the value is for actively embracing and participating (posting, sharing, tweeting, retweeting, commenting) in social media and social media for the arts, this article from Fast Company should give you an idea about the power of its uses.

Co.Create: Stars like Spike Lee, Snoop Dogg, and Jada Pinkett Smith have incited a revolution…and it started with an Instagram post.

Impassioned social media conversations are nothing new. Nor are Tweets or Facebook posts from famous people promoting a cause or issue. But what was so remarkable about the #OscarsSoWhite campaign is how quickly it transformed from a conversation into a movement, and how quickly that movement effected change.

About Tracey Paleo

Tracey Paleo is Associate Editor at FootLights Magazine. She's also the Founder and Chief Editor of the arts and culture site, Gia On The Move, where she often reviews live performance events.

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