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NYU Researchers Make Breakthrough in Russian Bot Detection

NYU Researchers Make Breakthrough in Russian Bot Detection

By Mack DeGeurin, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News, University News

A team of NYU professors and graduate students make breakthrough in Russian bot detection. They found that, on any given day, more than half of Russian political tweets are generated by bots.

Appreciate Your Free Speech Rights on Social Media

Appreciate Your Free Speech Rights on Social Media

By Mert Erenel, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Yes, the tweet may as well be insulting and disrespectful. But should it really warrant legal penalty, and even if so, is a bad tweet really proportional to punishment in jail?

ScreenShop Offers a Cure for Fashion Envy

ScreenShop Offers a Cure for Fashion Envy

By Christopher Collado, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under Beauty & Style, Features

There's now an app that functions as the Shazam for fashion, recognizing where you can buy clothing based on uploaded photos, but does it live up to its claim?

Professions in the Digital Age

Professions in the Digital Age

By Molly Dolan, Social Media Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

Social media has become such an integral part of our everyday lives that it’s hard to imagine aspects of our lives without it — including our professional lives. Now, as students preparing to enter the workforce, we are faced with the growing demand of jobs revolving around social media that are...

I Guess We’re All Addicted

I Guess We’re All Addicted

By Jemima McEvoy, Managing Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

If someone asked me whether or not I’m addicted to social media, I’d say no. When I think of social media addicts, I envision a room full of people scrolling through Instagram and messaging people on the internet, remaining completely oblivious to the fact that an actual human being is within arm’s...

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.

Vibe Out

Vibe Out

By Jalil Johnson, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Is it just us, or are you feeling the NYU Vibes too?

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.

Blue Whale Challenge: A Game No One Can Win

Blue Whale Challenge: A Game No One Can Win

By Lara Dreux, Contributing Writer

September 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In an era of global warming, materialism, protectionism and world poverty, adolescents jumping from rooftops for the sake of a game is the ultimate sign that mankind is at loss.

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.

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