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QAnon sparks mounting concern across the nation

By Sarah AdamoCorrespondent Beyond the persistent fear surrounding Covid-19, another force has the nation gripped. QAnon conspiracy theorists are now venting their frustrations against the...

TikTok pervades privacy just as much as the next social media platform

You cannot deny the simple pleasure that comes with scrolling through your TikTok feed. It is almost mindless: you open the app and before you know it, an hour has passed. Maybe even two. Have you ever wondered why this app is so hopelessly addicting?

Netflix’s ‘The Social Dilemma’ reveals society’s hidden Frankenstein

“The Social Dilemma” is a brand new Netflix documentary that can perhaps only be described as terrifying. Discussing the man-made monster that is social media, this Netflix original film is seemingly designed to make its audience uncomfortable. The documentary is an interesting mix of narrative, interviews and real-world news clips, creating an immersive and gripping experience. Overall, it’s a call to action for social media developers to make the internet more humane.

Students should support each other during times of struggle

Unfinished papers, internship applications and dozens of empty soda bottles cluttered my room that I couldn’t bear to leave sometimes last spring.

One helping hand can go a long way

The increasing prevalence of social media platforms provides us with a one-of-a-kind opportunity. I’m not talking about the opportunity to “slide into the DMs” for a virtual conversation with that girl you are too afraid to approach in person, although that may be helpful. I’m referring to the access of the thoughts and mental construction of the individuals that we follow, available at our fingertips.

Yearbook’s fate sealed

Members of this year’s graduating class will leave the College with their diplomas, senior portraits and four years of education under their belts, but one memento of their time at the College will be missing – yearbooks.

Tide pod challenge brainwashes teens

My parents always tell me our generation is in trouble, and this time they may be right. The consumption of Tide pods has taken over our social media feeds, and I can’t believe it.

Tcnj.snap deserves to be saved

Despite being away from the College for more than a month, last semester’s campus controversy and subsequent shutdown of the unofficial College Snapchat, tcnj.snap, by its faceless creator continues to chip away at me — I believe it was the wrong way to handle the issue of racism in our community.

Special Counsel investigates social media

Facebook ads that ran in America between 2015 and 2017 were shared with Congress in order to help assess Russian influence on the 2016 election, according to The New York Times.

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