As far as social media groups go, Black Twitter undoubtedly stands as one of net’s (and Pop culture’s) longest and strongest reigning force.
How one might define it?
A digital water cooler where African Americans exchange ideas and opinions that are centered on the Black experience.
Black twitter has introduced me to some of the most incredible writers and influential people I’ve seen and I’m so thankful https://t.co/s7yI04kPeR
— pink ranger (@kimlesno) November 15, 2016
I love us.
TWITTER: The world is horribly corrupt!
BLACK TWITTER: Yes. We’ve known that. This isn’t news for us. So about these rompers.
— Optimus Fine (@sunnydaejones) May 17, 2017
Often sourced, but never compensated, for the ideas it generates for brands and publications, Black Twitter and its influence haven’t gone unnoticed by Twitter itself who- eager to understand just how influential it truly is- has teamed up with BET to launch a comprehensive study into it.
as influential as Black Twitter is, so much of what happens on here – esp. the discourse around it – doesn’t translate to other major spaces
— marcussimmonscc (@marcussimmonscc) April 24, 2017
The businesses will unveil their findings next month.
Black Twitter so influential… but look what that influence goes to… Nike might bank an some extra millions in profit today.
— Ab$o The Great™ (@ABSOTHEGREAT) March 29, 2017
black twitter is the most culturally influential corner of the internet
— jaboukie young-white (@jaboukie) February 16, 2017
Really though. Twitter, and black twitter, is the most influential space. Has the most unique and creative content. Of course they watching
— D Harrell (@coldcACE) February 12, 2017
Black Twitter right now is the most influential force in the modern world, EVERYTHING you see/hear is a result of us
— Cool Trainer Piddy (@PiddyPyro) December 9, 2016
Why do you think corporations are keen to bite into Black Twitter’s digital pie?
These companies getting all their marketing ideas from Black Twitter and yet nobody from Black Twitter is profiting
— mon.bon.ami 🇩🇲 (@sexiiidread) April 11, 2017