When Facebook and Instagram try to mimic Snapchat’s successful features, it makes their products worse for their users.
Social media needs reform in order to return it to its democratic function of connecting and informing people.
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We must reconnect with ourselves in a society ruled by technology.
Evan Gaudette suggests that Snapchat is the right social media tool to let go of all of today’s negativity.
Alexander Lach discusses how NPR removing its comments section shows how hate spreads through these outlets.
Learning to listen to opposing arguments is necessary for our country to unify.
Wardle describes how social media plays an important role in broadcasting the voices of refugees.
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New social media app takes over the digital world
The Diana Mara Henry exhibit in the W. E. B. Du Bois Library shows the power and relevance of photography starting in the 1970s.
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Before you read any further, I understand the irony of this piece given its location is in fact in a newspaper, one that is very much alive. Though newspaper sales are plummeting and have been, newsrooms that previously buzzed with activity have been downsized and as a result, almost completely muted. Perhaps even more vexing, many of our nation’s most famous newspapers are being sold by their owners. This includes the New York Daily News, which in addition to being the fourth most circulated newspaper in the United States, has been up for sale since the spring of 2015. Print…
Bamford discussed several topics, including the football program and recent coaching changes he made.
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Rachel Walman wants the world to look up from their phones, if only for just a minute.
Lucas Coughlin argues that social media posts imploring citizens to vote a certain way in the 2016 election is obnoxious.
An increase in social media use during the semi-annual event forces designers to make their looks available for retail immediately.
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Technology may be helpful, but when is it too much?
The play, originally by Sartre 1944, tackles Facebook and the depths of Hell.
Johnny McCabe defends the outpouring of support for the French on social media, countering claims that gestures made online are often insincere.
Katrina Kervin argues that deriving self-worth from “likes” on social media is dangerous because it prevents us from finding true confidence.
Columnist Steve Gillard argues against posting excessively to social media in an effort to pretend to be someone you’re not.
New athletic director Ryan Bamford is focused on spreading the UMass vision across the state of Massachusetts.