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Ask before you tinker, Facebook

Whether or not it was technically legal, Facebook didn’t do good by their users when they conducted a recently released study.Continue...

Rules of digital engagement

If we accept that we’re willing to be slaves to social media, then knowing the ground rules of etiquette in the digital forum seems necessary.Continue...

How ‘The Sims’ taught me the horrors of online shopping

Online shopping has made it simpler than ever to seamlessly acquire items you don’t need.Continue...

What’s Facebook’s status after 2018 scandals?

Not too long ago, the #10YearChallenge would've taken over our newsfeeds for a few days before dropping out of cultural relevancy, as most internet trends do.Continue...

Facebook fact-checkers impact more than fake news

Facebook’s expanded fact-checking practice doesn’t overstep the line, but it does call public media literacy into question.Continue...

Are our phones listening to us?

The idea that everyone with an electronic device is under surveillance has circled mainstream society since George Orwell's 1984 .Continue...

What the Cambridge Analytica Facebook breach means for students

It’s not paranoia if they’re really out to get you – and, if you’re on Facebook, they really might be.Continue...

Facebook’s political focus isn’t going anywhere

Despite changes to your Facebook timeline, don’t expect your politically-charged News Feed to be replaced with a constant stream of dog photos just yet.Continue...

Student objects to pornographic course materials

On Wednesday, Maria Shuster posted a video on Facebook — which was removed hours later — of her professor displaying pornography in class. While Shuster felt the explicit material was “uncomfortable,” her professor stands by the choice to include it.Continue...

Advertising drinking online is a slippery slope

Tilt and Facebook can be great ways to advertise and collect funds for events, but students should be careful as the use of these platforms for organizing and charging for parties becomes increasingly popular.Continue...

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