October 27 - 29, 2022
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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Social Media and Black Girls: An Analysis of the #FastTailedGirl Hashtag

Oct 28 2022
10:5 AM - 11:25 AM

This presentation will discuss the analysis of community-level social media-based discussions of the fast-tailed girl hashtag offer insights into how social media is used to shame and stigmatize Black women and girls. It can also guide the development of public health interventions aimed at protecting Black girls from predatory sexual violence and promoting health sexual behavior. Further research is needed to understand how Twitter and other social media platforms might be leveraged to support such interventions.

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