Last week, Canadian-based poet Rupi Kaur posted an Instagram photo of her sister sleeping on her side displaying a small circle of blood on her sweatpants—a period leak. Instagram removed the photo twice, stating that it violated community guidelines.
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A suicide prevention interface tool will soon be appearing on your Facebook newsfeed, and many are wondering how effective this new feature will be at recognizing and potentially stopping a suicide attempt.
Whether it is connecting with distant friends on Facebook, tweeting about what they heard on the news, or posting on Instagram their outfit of the day, La Verne students are prisoners to the world of social media—even during class time.
A relatively new social media app, Yik Yak, is causing a lot of buzz on college campuses across the country, and La Verne is no different. An informal survey of students on campus found that 11 out of 15 students have used the app.
The senior citizens at Hillcrest received a lesson in technology from the University of La Verne’s Enactus Club. Enactus stands for entrepreneurship, action and us.
Social media plays a huge role in society today, connecting people with common interests, ideals and the simple desire to share a laugh. However social media has also proven to be a powerful tool that can be used for more important purposes than posting pictures of your daily Starbucks – however fun that might be.
The song “#Selfie” by The Chainsmokers has been blasting through speakers across the country since its release in January. Ellen DeGeneres’ selfie at the Oscars received 3.3 million retweets on Twitter. And an informal survey of students on campus found that 13 out of 16 students have posted a selfie on social media.
In the world of social media popularity, every like and follower on a website is now translating to dollar signs for some social media moguls.
Online dating has become a billion-dollar industry that according to a recent National Academy of Sciences study “may be altering the dynamics and outcomes of marriage itself.”
Following the crowning of a new Miss America on Sept. 15, an immediate racial backlash surged throughout the nation, with some of the most hateful responses being posted online.