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Facebook is Bad for You, and Other Things you Already Suspected

As I’m sure anybody who’s ever spent two minutes inside a Communications lecture can testify, Facebook is kind of a big deal. In this day and age, it’s pretty much impossible to escape it in some form or another, unless you happen to live in a lead casket at the bottom of the sea. 340 more words

...And sometimes I'm Jessica Day

Okay, so for those of you just tuning in… here’s the scoop:

Back in November, I was fully received as a member into the Catholic Church. 853 more words

Catholicism

The March

To be clear, I did not march. I did not have it together enough to go participate. I am so proud of all the people who did, though! 825 more words

Lifes Magical Moments

BuzzFeed: Viral WhatsApp Hoaxes Are India’s Own Fake News Crisis

BuzzFeed: Viral WhatsApp Hoaxes Are India’s Own Fake News Crisis. “The United States is currently experiencing a fake news crisis — bogus news articles disguised to look like real ones to mislead people, influence public opinion, and/or to simply use their massive reach to reap advertising profits. 67 more words

Around The Search & Social Media World

Fake News and the Sociological Imagination

by Matthew Chase

In the wake of the highly charged 2016 presidential elections, the U.S. public discourse has become increasingly fixated on the issues of misinformation in the mass media and particularly news media. 1,235 more words

Media And Popular Culture

Chronicle of Higher Education: Google and the Misinformed Public

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Google and the Misinformed Public. “Digital media platforms like Google and Facebook may disavow responsibility for the results of their algorithms, but they can have tremendous — and disturbing — social effects. 44 more words

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