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Fringe Movements Rising: The Slippery Slopes of Conspiracy Movements

Fringe Movements Rising: The Slippery Slopes of Conspiracy Movements

Joshua Chan

April 9, 2019

It seems like some new movement comes up every week on social media. One day, it’s something harmless like people dancing to whatever song is the flavor of the month, another day someone in your mentions is talking about how millennials are extremely entitled, and then, you just see a post that seems...

Facebooking from the Grave

Facebooking from the Grave

Tami Benedict

February 12, 2015

Facebook is our home away from home, a place where we escape our class lectures and focus on more important things, such as cyber-stalking our ex-boyfriends and seeing if we're doing better than them. Facebook has over 1.23 billion monthly active users and it makes you wonder, when a user dies what happens to his or her Facebook account? Well, it used to be when Facebook...

An open letter to Facebook Analysts, re: Ferguson

Dani Hutton

December 3, 2014

America the free, the beautiful, the progressive. Unless you happen to be a young black man, then you are automatically a thief. Or a rapist. Or a murderer, and general delinquent who smokes weed, and therefore deserves to die. Now, that is a strong statement. However, over the course of the past f...

What the hell is Ello?

What the hell is Ello?

Olympia Zampathas

October 26, 2014

A few mornings ago, I woke up and checked my phone; after deleting about fifteen junk messages and other things that I do not care to read in my inbox, I saw an e-mail saying  that my boss had invited me to join the new social networking site Ello. Now, with all the recent news about Facebook enforcin...

Lulu: Whether You Like It or Not

Lulu: Whether You Like It or Not

December 9, 2013

Written by Rhys Robinson Photo by Philip Houston Let’s be honest for a moment, fellas. At one point or another, we’ve all been stood up. Maybe the smoking hot blonde you chatted up in history class bailed on you at the last-minute. Or the Latin cutie you danced the night away with never returned your ...

Life Online

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April 29, 2011

She makes her way home on the 9X, a Muni bus line of questionable sanitation, and trudges upstairs. First thing she does is open her MacBook Pro, simultaneously checks her three e-mail accounts and of course, Facebook, for any new messages or notifications. She thinks of a boy she used to date and immediately...

Talks About Social Media in the Jasmine Revolution Bloom at SF State

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March 23, 2011

Farida Ezzat, a 20-year-old college student from Cairo, steps up on the back of a large truck parked in front the Union Plaza in San Francisco. She can barely be seen over the wooden pallets that run alongside the truck, which is carrying a sound system and proudly displaying Egyptian flags. The loud...

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