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Why Bill Pope denied remarkable neo aftermath?

September 17, 2021 Alejandra Wasem 0

Look, I would have preferred if the creators of “The Matrix” had kept Neo and Trinity dead. That’s not to say I’m not going to see the latest installment, because I know I will. I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve seen each part of the trilogy. The Boys proved to be so popular that fans were furious when Amazon altered the release model for the sophomore run of episodes. Whereas the first batch had arrived all at once and could be easily binged in a single sitting, the streamer decided to debut the opening three installments of Season 2 before relying on a good old fashioned weekly rollout for the following five. With Venom: Let There Be Carnage just around the corner, rumors about several Spider-Man characters making an appearance have raised expectations about potential crossovers — but how likely are they? Although Spider-Man hasn’t met Venom […]

How social media harms teen girls’ self-esteem

November 28, 2017 Shniece Archer 0

Six Degrees, was one of the first social media sites and took its name after the six degrees of separation theory. The theory holds that each person is six introductions away from any other person on the planet. The site, which lasted from 1997 to 2001, allowed users to create a profile and generate a following. In the two decades since, the social media landscape has grown to include blogging, instant messaging and apps that allow people to communicate at all hours. The use of social media has been linked to higher levels of loneliness, anxiety, depression and a decrease in social skills among people of all ages. But those feelings are felt especially strongly by teenage girls.

Facebook and China: A Brief History

November 28, 2017 Wenhao Ma 0

When Mark Zuckerberg first decided seven years ago to learn Mandarin, the official dialect of mainland China, he reportedly did it to impress the family of his then long-time girlfriend and now wife, Priscilla Chan. Nevertheless, Zuckerberg found learning the language useful for business, especially when it comes to trying to get Facebook into the Chinese market.

Nearly twenty percent of college students report being cyberbullied

November 28, 2017 Amanda Washington 0

Cyberbullying among college students is largely the result of significant use on social media. Most adults remember bullying happening in school, but cyberbullying has taken bullying to the internet through social media accounts, e-mails, instant messages and text messaging. A 2014 study from the Journal of Educational Computing research found 19 percent of college students reported being victims of cyberbullying, an increase from the year before. Although there is a good amount of cyberbullying data on adolescents, not much research on cyberbullying of college students has been conducted.

Smart phones are becoming a distraction for drivers

November 28, 2017 Ashley Briggs 0

Smartphones have made it easy for people to stay connected at all times. But they can create a life-threatening risk if a person decides to check their social media, email, text messages or any other mobile application while driving. Cell phone distraction rates are the highest they have been in the last decade, according to data from the National Safety Council. As many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2016, research shows.

Is social media dangerous for teens?

November 28, 2017 Bobbi Thomas 0

The turn of the 21st century marked a period in which social media use created a new culture emphasizing inclusion and shared identity. Nearly a decade after the introduction of social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram, teenagers are learning how to interact with the world through the bright screens of their electronic devices.

Social media is changing where and how news is distributed

November 28, 2017 Matt Bernardini 0

For more than 50 years, Americans primarily got their news from newspapers, radio or television. Now a fourth option, the internet, is increasingly being used by Americans. However, Americans are not just going to the online versions of traditional media outlets, they are going to social media.

How social media can ruin relationships

November 28, 2017 La'shawn Donelson 0

Communication between couples has changed drastically over the past decade, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. From face to face conversations with their significant other to disagreements over how much time someone spends online, social media has shifted the way couples communicate.


November 28, 2017 Takera Boston 0

Almost nothing gets by Black Twitter. Black Twitter is a civil rights movement, U.S Supreme Court and the Shaderoom, all in one. There is no special membership, you just have to be able to stand and dish the heat of black knowledge and culture. If you’re black, have black friends, or have spent time at a historically black college, you more than likely will pass the test.