From the University of Missouri to South Africa, dozens of student movements are using social media not just for retweeting but as a powerful tool for immediate change.
Protests in South Africa over tuition costs escalated for more than a week, with police clashes and building shutdowns. Now, South Africa's president has met with student leaders and offered concessions. (23.10.2015)
Jacob Zuma’s government says South Africa needs a new presidential plane, to the tune of an estimated four billion rand (260 million euros). The country’s citizens disagree and are tweeting other ways to spend the cash. (10.11.2015)
"Bring back our girls" was launched 150 days ago to demand the return of hundreds of kidnapped Nigerian students. What's its status today? DW looks at the campaign's rise - and decline. (11.09.2014)
Last year the #IceBucketChallenge took over the Internet, raising millions for ALS, also known as motor neuron disease. This year, the charities behind it are hoping for a make over - but can it be matched? (03.08.2015)
We pour ice water over our heads, paint red lipstick lashes on our backs and upload pictures of us holding signs with hashtags. But how effective are these social media campaigns offline? Life Links takes a look. (27.06.2015)
Not everything went according to plan during SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch yesterday, but in the end it didn't matter.
Millions around the globe watched Elon Musk's SpaceX launch one of world's most powerful rockets. DW explains what you need to know about the historic launch.
No one knows just how many American football players walk away from the sport with a permanent type of brain damage known as CTE. But new research on woodpeckers could lead to long-term prevention therapies.
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