Trump Accuses Social Media Sites of Discriminating Against The Conservative Voice

Within the past few days, President Donald Trump has sided with the argument that social media silences conservatives. Sources say that Trump’s recent tweets about the issued social media bans sparked from Alex Jones’ 7-day suspension from Twitter. Jones is a conservative podcast host and has been banned from Facebook, Google, and now Twitter, for […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 21, 2018
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Facebook and Instagram will tell you usage time

Users can now see if they’re addicted to social media Starting Wednesday, Facebook and Instagram users will be able to track how much time they spend on the applications. This includes data about the time spent daily and weekly, an option to stop push notifications for specific timeframes, and a self-implemented cutoff time for social […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 2, 2018
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Facebook removes Russian-linked accounts

When it rains, it pours Facebook announced on Tuesday that it has removed multiple accounts that they believe are attached to Russians targeting US political elections. Facebook told lawmakers that over 30 accounts were likely linked to Russia, who used the pages to push political agendas. For example, the pages and events featured an anti-“Unite […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 1, 2018
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Facebook stock plummets

Facebook face-palm Before Facebook’s announcement late Wednesday, their stock was doing well. It rose just under one percent to give the company a new record high stock value of $216.30. But then, Facebook shocked investors, warning that sales will slow in the coming quarters as they continue to tackle privacy issues. Because of this, their […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 26, 2018
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Facebook being charged in UK for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook’s back is against the wall yet again On Tuesday, UK authorities announced that Facebook will be charged £500,000 for the Cambridge Analytica scandal. According to the authorities, Facebook failed to keep data of its users safe, and simultaneously, it did not inform users of how Cambridge Analytica used their data for political gain. In March, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 12, 2018
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Instagram announces IGTV to compete with YouTube

We’re live with IGTV Social media platform Instagram announced on Wednesday that it will unveil a new application, IGTV, that allows users to produce longer, 4K videos. Currently, Instagram only allows its users to produce 60-second videos – this new app puts it in the same ballpark as YouTube and far past Snapchat. IGTV gives […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 22, 2018
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IHOP’s “IHOb” mystery solved

International House of Burgers Last week, breakfast chain IHOP (International House of Pancakes) rolled out a bizarre yet effective marketing campaign where they changed their name to IHOb on social media. The move got many social media users chattering about what the “b” would stand for. Some guessed “breakfast” or “bacon,” and some clever consumers […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 11, 2018
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Did the scandal actually affect Facebook’s stocks?

Facebook first-quarter reports show that its earnings and shares are all soaring up. The company has far exceeded Wall Street predictions. Despite the horrendous scandal that Facebook had gone through just weeks ago, it seems that the company is still going strong in its stocks, as reported by Business Insider. Click here to be directed […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 29, 2018
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Why is dark chocolate “healthy”?

Health benefits only occur when there is 70% cacao in the chocolate’s content. Cacao consumption can reduce stress, strengthen the immune system and improve memory.   For all the chocolate-lovers out there, binge on because a new study has further confirmed its pre-existing benefits. Have you ever wondered why dark chocolate has always been the ‘healthy’ option […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • April 29, 2018
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