Instagram and It’s Algorithms

By now, I’m sure we’ve all noticed something different about our Instagram feeds. They are no longer in chronological order according to when pictures were posted, but are organized based off of algorithms instead. Initially, this announcement in March 2018 from Instagram came as a surprise. It’s safe to say that the timing of your […]

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Balancing Technology

As connected as our world is on the internet nowadays, it was interesting to read and listen to a perspective that combats the excessive usage of technology. Yes, technology may be incredibly helpful and yes, it may be a necessity for the younger generations to survive, but so many people rely on the internet to […]

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What is Facebook?

…Mark Zuckerberg, probably. Well, the only attention I received for my meme was a “like” from Dr. Taub. I decided to make my meme the way I did because I based it off a comment Zeynep Tufekci said during her news conference: “There were times that Facebook’s own CEO (Zuckerberg) couldn’t answer fairly basic questions […]

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Trusting The Media

How are we supposed to trust the media if there are so many things out their manipulating it? Nowadays, with the increased usage of social media, its hard to truly know if we are reading something that is credible or something that is fake. People can post whatever they want, fact or opinion. For this […]

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Privacy Dialogues

I think it’s safe to say that personally, I have learned so much about Facebook and Cambridge Analytica via the Privacy Paradox interviews we conducted on VoiceThread. Beginning with my own interviews, one of them discussed a very different perspective, one that is more on the conservative side. From the responses made regarding this interview, […]

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