Category Archives: Web/Tech

Facebook Fatigue

Facebook Fatigue

Are you having Facebook fatigue? Do you feel as though Facebook has turned from a social hub into a family picnic where your privacy has been encroached on? Have all of your family members including your mom, dad, twelve aunts, grandma, and great uncle joined…

Facebook Related Mood Decline

Facebook Related Mood Decline

Recently, a group of researchers at University of Michigan did a study on a phenomenon that many of us know all too well: Facebook related mood decline. I know that sounds ridiculous, but, stay with me here. The study showed that college-aged people experienced less…

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Instagram vs. Vine

I’m an Instagram user and I’ve barely heard about Vine. Certain people I follow on Instagram post their Vine usernames in order to gain more followers, but I never really took the time to look into it until today. Vine looks like Instagram, but instead…

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Snapchat

The social app Snapchat has recently become very popular in my school. Snapchat is an app that can be used with phones that have front cameras. It’s a fun way to keep in touch with friends and others on your phone’s contact list. Basically, it’s…

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Pause Before You Post… Think Before You Tweet

Do you know anyone who posted private information about a friend or girlfriend/boyfriend online? Have you ever posted something and then regretted it, or deleted it? Sharing information online, whether on Facebook, Twitter, or another social networking site is something you should really think about…

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Can We Just Go Back to AIM?

Social networking used to be so simple but oh, how things change. I remember when I had AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) and my friends and I basically chatted on a daily basis. Of course, you could always add people you didn’t really know (by finding…

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Sharing Your Password Doesn’t = Love or Trust

I just read an article in The New York Times called Young, in Love and Sharing Everything, Including a Password. The author wrote about how many people – both couples and friends – share their password to prove their love and/or trust for one another. He…

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Exploring Pinterest

So, I don’t know about you guys, but my friends just told me about this  website called Pinterest. Pinterest is a site where you get to create your own personal bulletin board – or “pinboard” based on your different interests. Some of the interests include…

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The Latest Facebook Virus

Have you noticed the latest disturbing spam on Facebook? I have. Nude photos have been popping up on people’s Facebook pages. Apparently it’s some sort of virus, but it’s pretty outrageous that pornographic photos can end up on your newsfeed like this.

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The New Information Gatekeepers

For those of you that have a Facebook account; have you noticed that even though you have 200+ friends, the same 10-15 people keep showing up on your newsfeed? I have. Does it seem like your newsfeed is being filtered? Well, it is.