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#GAMERGATE

Earlier this month, a lecture about video games at the Utah State University was canceled due to threats about shootings and bombings and whatever it is to cause action. 407 more words

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Net Neutrality

Many people have never heard of net neutrality, but it is a very important issue regarding the Internet and society.

If net neutrality didn’t exist, big tech businesses could pick and choose content and apps they want to provide, and charge users more for access to different content/services.  36 more words

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Getting Information Too Fast?

As my dad had put it earlier this evening, “The internet is a touch away.” And to demonstrate it, he got his phone, unlocked it, and pressed the globe app, opening up his last webpage he was looking at. 331 more words

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Amazon Pantry

Back in April, Amazon started up a new service called Amazon Pantry. This service allows for customers to receive grocery items through the mail. Now, people don’t have to go to the store to buy food; they can just shop online. 69 more words

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Employers using social media

One of my professors gave me an article about how more employers are using social media sites to find information on their applicants.

The CareerBuilder survey found that 51 percent of employers saw content on social media that caused them not to hire the potential candidate. 80 more words

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Web design: more important than you might think

It might not seem like we notice or care about the design of a website, but we most certainly do.

When we are on a website, we probably wouldn’t look at every last detail, but we know what looks good and what doesn’t — and that affects if we come back to the website, buy from the website, etc. 54 more words

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Using social media in the professional workplace

More and more companies and businesses are using social media to connect with customers, share information and gain publicity. Professionals can also use social media for fact checking, story ideas and more. 229 more words

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