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Knowing your audience is key 

Knowing your audience is key 

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2020

Some might argue that Linkedin's current attempt to pander to a younger generation of users by adding a stories feature to their platform is kind of pointless and ridiculous, however, I think it is actually a fairly good idea. Originally, the main purpose of Linkedin was so that professionals could...

Features of Influencing

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 becoming more essential to life, the influencer jobs are going to continue to grow and reach more...

Don’t surrender to fake news

Don’t surrender to fake news

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2020

Fake news presents one of the most immediate and pervasive threats to the health of American democracy and discourse. To prevent the further degradation of our civil society, we must act with urgency and purpose to stop the viral spread of disinformation and outright lies. In December 2016, a man w...

Let’s be nice!

Let’s be nice!

Oscar Frias-Rivera, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2020

Advancement of technology has led to easy access to the internet and social media for everyone, which has led to a growing number of cyberbullying cases. According to Kit Smith, marketing writer at Brandwatch, there are 3.725 billion active social media users and an average person spends 142 minut...

The charm of journalism

The charm of journalism

Taylor Park, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

Journalism has an integral part in today’s society especially through the development of social media in the past years. We rely on the news to educate us about what is happening in the world. Journalism brings us stories from our own community to all around the world whether it be about politics,...

Is it helpful that Instagram flagging photoshopped pictures?

Is it helpful that Instagram flagging photoshopped pictures?

Travis Wynn, Staff Reporter

February 4, 2020

First Amendment Applies To All. The First Amendment protects free speech. Free speech applies to all people. Free speech also applies to expression. People express themselves in many different ways, and Instagram gives people the platform to do so. Instagram recently removed likes from its app....

Instagram hiding likes not a solution

Instagram hiding likes not a solution

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

It's a great idea to hide like counts on Instagram. However, the implementation of this idea hasn't been as solid as its base idea. Adam Mosseri, CEO of Instagram, announced on Nov. 8 that Instagram will begin removing likes from their platform in the U.S. The hope of this move is to boost user morale...

“Cancel Culture” holds people accountable for their actions

Alaiza Guerrero, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

Cancel culture is a great way for communities to take a stance on those who go against their value system. “Cancelling” to me means you’re simply done supporting the individual or organization. The reason someone gets cancelled usually is because they say or do something homophobic, misogynistic,...

Addiction to social media dominates lives

Addiction to social media dominates lives

Jeff Facun, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2014

Imagine a scenario where a group of friends sits down at a restaurant, and instead of talking, they pull out their phones and text or plays games instead of talking to one another. This scenario has become socially acceptable because students are obsessed with cellphones and social media. Accessing...