Author, professor speaks about social media and privacy

Lori Andrews, author of I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy, spoke about social media’s effect on privacy and her proposed social media constitution Monday at the Geoffrey Cowan Forum in the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Andrews, a professor and associate vice president […]

Letter to the editor

Profiles inaccurate reflection Social-networking sites have fostered a new type of communication among users, where personal interaction is no longer necessary to know someone’s physical features, feelings and daily activities, circle of friends and location. Facebook, for example, is a site where you can create personal content and broadcast it to a multitude of friends. […]

Facebook advocacy successful if used well

On Sept. 23, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis for the murder of a police officer. Some believe the execution showed a foul disregard for the legal process. Others believe the court system was rightfully doing its job. Both sides agree on one thing, though: The topic belongs on Facebook. Facebook advocacy is a […]

Facebook makes us recall unwanted memories

Are you still in touch with all your exes? How about your best friends from middle school? More likely than not, your answer is no. But what if I asked you what they did last weekend? You could probably just look them up on Facebook. That’s what’s interesting about Facebook. It claims to connect us […]