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Social Media, Internships and Everything In Between

Social Media, Internships and Everything In Between

By Emily Conklin, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Yes, the rumors are true: social media matters, and your employers are stalking you. Now more than ever, young applicants’ social media accounts are being scrutinized during the hiring process, whether it’s a full-time position or an unpaid internship. Once upon a time, our profiles used to...

The Social Media Issue

The Social Media Issue

By Ryan Mikel and Molly Dolan

November 13, 2017


Filed under READ THIS WEEK'S ISSUE, Special Editions, Special Issues, Top Story

There is no denying social media has transcended the intentions of its forefathers and impacted past, present and future generations alike in unprecedented ways.

Where Do You Meme?

By Jordan Reynolds, Arts Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

How do NYU students get their memes? Why do some opt for Facebook and others for Twitter? Read more to find out.

What Happens in Lana Del Rey VEVO Doesn’t Stay There

By Fernanda Nunes, Copy Chief

October 16, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Lana Del Rey VEVO is a Brazilian Facebook group which has spawned countless memes.

HUMOR: Facebook Creates a ‘Thoughts and Prayers React’ to Save Time

HUMOR: Facebook Creates a ‘Thoughts and Prayers React’ to Save Time

By David Scherker, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humor

Facebook is rolling out a new and crucial feature this month due to the sharp increase in tragedies in recent months. Mark Zuckerberg does not plan to remain idle, posting a notice about the new update for all of the avid Facebook users who keep up to date with the hippest catastrophic news. “Starti...

Can Mark Zuckerberg Protect Us From Ourselves?

Can Mark Zuckerberg Protect Us From Ourselves?

By Alison Zimmerman, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This past election showed us the true nature of the Facebook beast and its ability to influence the American electorate, and the trend shows no sign of ceasing.

Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

Snapchat Leads the Social Media Game

By Adryan Barlia, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Facebook's and Instagram's mimicking of Snapchat's features prove that Snapchat is leading the evolution of social media.

During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

During Political Turmoil, Quit Social Media

By Adriana Tapia, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Social media is a valuable tool for staying informed in a changing political climate. Yet, overindulging in it can also be highly detrimental to mental health and activism..

Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

Fake News Problem Includes Quack Journalism

By WSN Editorial Board

December 1, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Publications like The Odyssey damage journalism by providing a megaphone to anyone with an opinion.

How to Avoid Online Harassment

How to Avoid Online Harassment

By Gabriella Bower and Abigail Weinberg

November 28, 2016


Filed under Features

Don't let online harassment get you down. Read on to find out how to fight back.

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

Yahoo Hacking Scandal is a Wake-Up Call

By Jack Campbell, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Both people and the websites they visit must be willing to take action in the interest of online security.

Is Facebook Becoming Less Personal?

Is Facebook Becoming Less Personal?

By Megan Kasselberg, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2016


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Facebook was initially a too for connecting with peers on a college campus. We took a look at how NYU students are using the social media platform today.

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