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Social Media: Friend or Faux?

Social Media: Friend or Faux?

Kayla Sakayan and Natalie Ugenti

February 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Wikipedia defines social media as “Computer-mediated technologies that allow the creating and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks.” It has become a worldwide phenomenon, with many different platforms existing to fulfill...

The Stark Anti-Social Nature of Social Media by Victoria Thurer

The Stark Anti-Social Nature of Social Media by Victoria Thurer

Victoria Thurer

February 20, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Do you ever take breaks while doing your homework? Do you use your phone during these breaks and find yourself opening several different social media apps? Amongst those apps, do you ever find yourself just scrolling through some nice photos, until all of a sudden you look up to check the time and it’s been a half hour or more? Now, I know this applies to more than 75 percent of the people in this room alone. Just think about how many people it affects in this school altogether. Let that sink in.

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