Social media

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...

Let the games begin

You’re not the only one wondering what time to watch the Olympic opening ceremonies.Continue...

The social market

To create a relatable rapport with customers, business can take the leap to social media.Continue...

Friends, photos and an instant filter

When Rayna Edels downloaded Instagram she thought, like most apps, it would fade out.Continue...

Pinterest makes progress

Social media site Pinterest adjusted its Terms of Service to ban all content that encourages self-harm and self-abuse. The March 23 announcement follows a similar move from Tumblr in February.Continue...

Free to friend profs

Given the ubiquity of social media, it’s only a matter of time before students start to friend, follow or otherwise subscribe to their professors.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...

Let yourself enjoy university life—it’s an integral part of your growth

These days, many of us are hyperaware of the lives of friends and acquaintances we see online. The constant noise of everyone else’s activity can be overwhelming compared to our own lives—especially when we lose hours to scrolling on our screens.Continue...

Social media’s mental health content is for self-education, not self-diagnosis

Like many, I first viewed social media’s array of mental health content as a useful outlet for discussing mental health and connecting people through shared experiences. However, I’ve since realized there’s a fine line between enjoying thought-provoking content and seeking mental health advice from strangers.Continue...

Exploring mental health and illness through social media

While social media can generate critical discussion about mental health and mental illness, it can also lead many to self-diagnose and make people with mental illnesses feel misrepresented.Continue...

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