Tag Archives: social media

Editorial: Does social media make us more lonely?

The world has never before been more connected. We have global communication at our fingertips; we can contact someone on the other side of the Earth in a minute. But this also means that our generation is the first to get distracted by the very thing that enables us to work and study better.

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Privacy in the Information Age

Why should we trust our information with people who would give it away freely? That’s the question that many were forced to ask when it was revealed that Facebook sold people’s info to Cambridge Analytica, a British political consulting firm.  This data was used to help target people with ads during the presidential election. Facebook willingly gave people´s information away, knowing that they would be betraying their trust. Continue reading Privacy in the Information Age

Magikarp and Minion Memes: The Generation Gap

Let’s face the facts: people hate millennials and the kids born in the early 2000s. Especially those baby boomers. They must have a vendetta against us. They don’t like our cursing, they don’t like our social media, and they don’t like our technology. Roll the movie, please.

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The Class of 2020’s Funniest Embarrassing Middle School Moments

Middle school is an awkward three years for everyone. Most humiliatingly hilarious moments are forgotten by the time everyone in your class crosses the threshold into high school. Not anymore! Now these moments will live on forever because the internet is forever. You’re welcome. Continue reading The Class of 2020’s Funniest Embarrassing Middle School Moments

Lil BUB, A Social Media Sensation

It’s a mystery how some videos become viral. A random laughing baby gets ten million views.  How? Crazy reactions to opening presents, people walking into poles while texting, and major fails become viral. Is it the mere act of “Hey look at this video I saw,” or the suggested videos section on Youtube, or even social media in general? Continue reading Lil BUB, A Social Media Sensation