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#BONY2012: MOURNING THE LOSS OF SANITY IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

In this age of YouTube sensations and the surprisingly ubiquitous “I’ll meet you on Facebook,” it can’t come as much of a surprise when social media, our contemporary public forum, crosses paths with the original public form, politics. 844 more words

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Aggregation Post: Clicktivism: Click Here!

Sensational stories sell. Sex scandals, murders and Kanye West’s smile hold public interest and are shared. It’s theorised that sensational journalism can help spread a dominant public opinion and even influence readers political views, … 333 more words

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Georgetown Cupcake Is Absolutely Genius

Author: b0men

Georgetown Cupcake has one of the most brilliant business models of the 21st century. I have the utmost respect for this establishment, and for all they have accomplished in the “tasty treats” industry. 320 more words

The Revolution Will Be Viral: The Future of Activism

What do you think about when you hear the word “activism”? Usually, the term evokes many to recall mobs of people taking over the streets, signs in hand, calling out catchy slogans and explaining the abuses they were fighting against outside the offending party’s building. 3,566 more words

Social Media Editorial Final

Slacktivism Will Not Entail In A Revolution

Our information-rich nation is, in part, a direct result of our reliance on technology and social media. We go beyond using social media for absent-minded entertainment by attempting to, as Malcolm Gladwell would word it, “ 1,088 more words

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Social Media Editorial Rough Draft

Our information-rich nation is, in part, a result of our reliance on technology and social media. We go beyond using social media for absent-minded entertainment by attempting to, as Malcolm Gladwell would word it, “ 1,058 more words