Marcelo Lusardi has been skateboarding for years - and he wasn't going to stop when he lost his sight because of a degenerative disease two years ago. On the Internet, the Spaniard is known as The Blind Rider
Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media can drive social change or even spark revolutions. Women around the world are using the Internet as a weapon in their struggle for equal rights.
Instagram, which has surpassed 1 billion users, is entering the video streaming arena, launching a video platform called IGTV. The app is supposed to help the social media platform compete with YouTube.
The east African nation hopes to raise millions from the levy on smartphone apps such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Protesters have threatened to mobilize against the tax unless it is removed by Friday.
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