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Cuba Prisoner from America Ends Hunger Strike

Cuba Prisoner from America Ends Hunger Strike

Alan Gross, the American government worker from America that became a prisoner of Cuba, has ended his hunger strike. The hunger strike was in direct protest to his imprisonment in the island country, attempting to highlight the minimal effort on behalf of the United States of America to free him. Since his imprisonment, his health […]

Facebook Group ‘Women Who Eat on Tubes’ Gross Gendered Bullying

Facebook Group ‘Women Who Eat on Tubes’ Gross Gendered Bullying

Facebook and the world of social media is once more at the center of a “stranger shaming” controversy, this time over a group called “Women Who Eat On Tubes” (WWOET) which is dedicated to posting photos of female passengers eating on the London underground trains -  a practice which has been labelled by many as […]

Twitter Becomes Weaponized for Politics

Twitter Becomes Weaponized for Politics

Twitter’s ubiquity in the world of the internet and apps continues to reach stark heights. Depending on the follower count of one person, one line of information can be sent out to thousands of people at a time. If those thousands of people choose to re-tweet it, that information snowballs and finds an audience of […]

Facebook Fallout Caused Mexican Teen to Stab Best Friend 65 Times

Facebook Fallout Caused Mexican Teen to Stab Best Friend 65 Times

In a damning reflection on the dangers of social media a fallout on Facebook has caused a Mexican teen to murder her best friend by stabbing her 65 times in the back. Erandy Elizabeth Gutierrez was furious with fellow teen, Anel Baez, for posting semi-nude photos of the two of them to the social network […]

The Walking Dead and Social Networking Changing the Way We Watch TV

The Walking Dead and Social Networking Changing the Way We Watch TV

About two years ago it became apparent that the way we watch TV has changed with the increased presence of the Internet, but waiting for the season four finale of The Walking Dead, in sheer agony wondering who will die and who will survive to the next season, it is clear that social networking has […]

Selfies, Socks, and a Testicular Cancer Awareness Campaign

Selfies, Socks, and a Testicular Cancer Awareness Campaign

As far as Social Media campaigns go, it was a bit on the lewd side, but at least it was for a good cause: raising funds and awareness about testicular cancer. This week the hashtag #CockInASock suddenly started making the rounds on Twitter, and in its wake the selfies poured in. Keeping that hashtag in […]

Turkey Bans YouTube

Turkey Bans YouTube

The government of Turkey has officially banned YouTube just a few days after Twitter met the same fate. The decision to block YouTube was a result of the presence of leaked voice recordings of senior government officials discussing a probable military mission in Syria. According to a source close to the government, the recordings could […]

Using the Power of Social Media

Using the Power of Social Media

Social media has changed the world as we know it. Since the dawn of the first internet service in 1969, the power of the internet has grown into what we now call the Social Media Age. The magic of social media has changed the way the world has developed. Since the first email in 1971 […]

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  • Nokia Halts Lumia 2520 Tablet Due to Faulty Chargers April 17, 2014
    Nokia has halted the sale of its new Lumia 2520 tablet due to faulty chargers. Those who currently have the tablet are being warned to stop using the AC-300 charger right now. There are fears that the fault could lead to electric shocks. The good news is there are no confirmed incidents yet. The news […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • J.K. Rowling Continues Potterverse With Ginny Weasley April 17, 2014
    J.K. Rowling has continued her Potterverse with articles written by Ginny Weasley, under her married name Ginny Potter. The Harry Potter author is continuing with works that she knows will make her money, and focusing on the Quidditch World Cup. It seems like she cannot get enough of her fictional world, and who can blame […]
    Alexandria Ingham
  • Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers, Can They Reconcile April 17, 2014
    Everyone in Packer land has an opinion on what happened between the Green Bay Packers and Favre. Thompson, Executive Vice President of the team, and Brett Favre were unable to come to an agreement after the 2007 season. The deal left a bad taste for a lot of fans, wondering why Thompson would let their […]
    Jabar Morarend
  • Republican Party Backs Cory Gardner at Colorado State Assembly April 17, 2014
    Last weekend Colorado Republicans held their State Assembly in Greenwood Village to gear up for an ever more closely contested election to be held in November.  The Assembly showed just how strongly the Republican Party backs current U.S. House Representative Cory Gardner within state ranks as their candidate for the available Colorado seat in the […]
    Joseph Porter
  • Bottle of Wine Is NSW Premier’s Undoing April 17, 2014
    Red, red wine, goes to your head, sang UB40 back in the eighties. “Makes you forget..” It certainly had a potent effect on Premier of New South Wales, Barry O’ Farrell’s memory. The NSW premier completely forgot he had been given a bottle of the most expensive wine ever produced in Australia, the legendary Penfold’s […]
    Kate Henderson

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