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Facebook And The New Yorker Butt Heads

Facebook And The New Yorker Butt Heads

September 27, 2012

By SRI R. STEWART Contributing Writer Published: September 27, 2012 Recently, The New Yorker fan page on Facebook was temporarily banned for posting a car...

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words, But Is It Worth A Billion Dollars?

April 23, 2012

Facebook wasted money in buying Instagram, a social media platform that has limited and unimpressive fea...

New Facebook Feature Is the Timeline of a Lifetime

New Facebook Feature Is the Timeline of a Lifetime

February 15, 2012

By ALEX ARMERO Contributing Writer Published: February 15, 2012 As a son or daughter, imagine being ...

Tumblr Beats Facebook Timeline

Tumblr Beats Facebook Timeline

February 1, 2012

By ALEXA PIPIA Staff Writer Published: February 1, 2012 Tumblr is a blogging website that also functi...

Twitter Data Shows Trends in User Moods Across the Globe

Twitter Data Shows Trends in User Moods Across the Globe

November 16, 2011

By KAREN LO Staff Writer Published: November 16, 2011 When Twitter first hit the social media...

Status Updated, Mood Tweeted and Life Tumblred

Status Updated, Mood Tweeted and Life Tumblred

November 16, 2011

ALISSA FAJEK Contributing Writer Published: November 16, 2011 You open your laptop, load the Int...

Media Devices Distract Students In Quinn

Media Devices Distract Students In Quinn

November 3, 2011

By ESTHER FERNANDO Staff Writer Published: November 2, 2011 Many students use Quinn Library at ...

Facebook Changes Its Routine Once Again

Facebook Changes Its Routine Once Again

October 15, 2011

Distractions Increase as Privacy Lessens By SAMANTHA COHEN Contributing Writer Have you che...

Is Google+ the New Hip Social Network or a Dud in the Making?

Is Google+ the New Hip Social Network or a Dud in the Making?

September 21, 2011

By TIFFANY MEGNATH Staff Writer Published: September 21, 2011 Google+, the latest brainchild ...

Choose Wisely: Your Profile Picture is Worth 1000 Words

June 28, 2011

Filed under Features

By Beata Cherepakhina Staff Writer Published: December 10, 2009 It’s been a month since Halloween and there’s no doubt you’re bored of that profile picture in your racy costume. So should you switch to the picture of you decked out in your Team Edward T-shirt kissing the life-sized Robert Pattinson cut-out...

Out-of-Bounds Facebook Updates

June 20, 2011

Filed under National Sports, Sports & Health

By Brent Nycz and Billy Laboska Sports Co-Editor and Features Co-Editor Published: April 2, 2009 Last month, Dan Leone, a lifelong Philadelphia Eagles fan and part-time stadium employee, was fired by the team after posting a Facebook stutus critical of its decision to let safety Brian Dawkins sign with the Denver Broncos. “Dan is [explet...

1 New Notification: Your Professor is on Facebook

June 19, 2011

Filed under Features

Will Faculty Presence Online Enhance Student-Professor Connections or Poke at Boundaries of Propriety? By Billy Laboska Features Co-Editor Published: March 12, 2009 It starts off like any other Facebook experience. You click the red notifications box that reminds you that you’re special and then browse thro...