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Donald Escamilla Jr.

November 13, 2019

With the upcoming 2020 presidential election, several politicians are publishing campaign ads. They are utilizing all the resources at their disposal, such as television commercials and social media sites like Facebook which is prone to campaign ads containing invalid information. In an interview...

Is this the end of Facebook?

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Anish Rao

April 3, 2018

You may have heard about Facebook ‘s shady business practices and malicious data handling in the news cycle recently. Facebook is an integral part of everyone’s life whether we want to admit or not; it’s on almost every company’s commercials (“make sure to add us on Facebook”)—discussed...

Does it go down in the DMs?

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Samantha Ceballos

February 1, 2017

Social media is great if you want to share a special moment or just to get a thought off your mind (and maybe cause a political debate). A strange trend has emerged that I had not experienced until recently: “sliding in the DMs.” This phenomenon has killed the idea of romance and makes me fear op...

Is Facebook making you depressed?

October 1, 2013

Photo Credit: Rafael Gutierrez & Lindsay Smith Since the launch of Facebook in 2004 and Twitter in 2006, social media has permeated online society. Forums such as Facebook have increased human connectivity and the spread of information in unprecedented ways, but they could be havin...