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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

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Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen brings light to the importance of regulating social media

Kaylee Flores, Reporter | October 10, 2021

Facebook has recently come under fire for their flawed algorithm and their lack of effort to delete misinformation regarding vaccines and politics which has been evident since the beginning of COVID-19....

Former De Anza College professor faces backlash after posting about ‘negative experiences’ with Black students, faculty

Former De Anza College professor faces backlash after posting about ‘negative experiences’ with Black students, faculty

Annalise Freimarck, Editor-in-chief | July 27, 2020

A De Anza College student confronted her former professor over social media in early June for making a public post on Facebook, expressing that he has had negative experiences with Black students and faculty...

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Features of Influencing

Taylor Park, Staff Reporter | March 28, 2020

In our society social media is becoming increasingly more essential to everyone’s lives whether it be through Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, LinkedIn and even Snapchat. With social media slowly...

Alt-right newsgroup on Facebook is unacceptable, hateful

Michelle Memoly , Staff Reporter | November 14, 2019

What people write says a lot about who they are and recently, Facebook has given a new platform to a hateful group that will further broadcast their unacceptable words. I heavily support freedom of...

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Zuckerberg hearing not a joke

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter | April 23, 2018
Our biggest takeaway from Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony on April 10 should not be memes about his robotic demeanor, but knowledge that Facebook has been spreading misinformation and protecting itself from liabilities while leaving its user’s information exposed. Until now, Facebook has been mostly self-regulated and operated with little transparency. Lawmakers should be acting on behalf of the people by holding Facebook accountable and working towards security.
Sharing on Facebook not real activism

Sharing on Facebook not real activism

Diana San Juan , Staff Writer | November 12, 2014

Social media has become the primary way of spreading information about important issues. We have become so dependent on our virtual life that we have become blind to how to aid real life situations. People...

People should be allowed to use false Facebook name

People should be allowed to use false Facebook name

Diana San Juan , Staff Writer | October 17, 2014

Though Facebook’s idea of the real name policy comes from a good place of safety and authenticity, the company may not have thought it completely through. People should have the right to use whatever...

Millennials One, Facebook None.

Millennials One, Facebook None.

Daneia Rodriguez, Staff Writer | May 6, 2014

In the land of the social media, it seems like there is a new app or social media site every day. Prime among them, Facebook has been able to lead the pack water for several years. Within one key demographic,...

Facebook out, Tumblr and Twitter new go to

Hina Ahmed | February 18, 2014

Several weeks ago, Facebook turned 10 and, like MySpace, it is growing too old for the Internet. Facebook has been forced out of the spotlight by the new popular go-tos, Twitter and Tumblr. Facebook...

All hail selfie! Word of the year! Countdown to the apocalypse officially begins

Rika Kumar, Staff Writer | December 2, 2013

Syllabification: (sel·fie) Pronunciation: /ˈselfē/ (also selfy); noun (plural selfies); informal Definition: A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone...

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