Tag Archives: social networking

Constantly Connected

Constantly Connected

Posted on 29. Aug, 2013 by admin.

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Interpersonal skills can take a back seat to the allure of social media
by Melanie Terez, ’14
On a typical Wednesday afternoon, sophomore Isabelle Durrenberger and junior Morgan Wilcox have vastly different routines.
Durrenberger races off to violin practice for two-and-a-half hours after school, getting home to have a quick dinner before practicing again. Wilcox hitches a ride [...]

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Social Networking

Social Networking

Posted on 18. Oct, 2012 by admin.

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Students reflect upon current technolgy, share favorite iPhone and Twitter trends
by Emma Klebe ‘13 and Carly Tovell ‘13
What is your favorite iPhone app?
33.5% said Instagram
26% said they didn’t have an iPhone
20% said other
13% said Snapchat
6.5% said Pinterest
1% said Face Swap
If you like Instagram, @Arlingtonians suggests: Voxer
What’s the biggest iPhone problem?
42% said battery life
28% said they [...]

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Anti-Facebook

Anti-Facebook

Posted on 29. Mar, 2012 by admin.

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Students question the necessity of the social-networking site

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Google+: A new face on the web

Google+: A new face on the web

Posted on 14. Nov, 2011 by admin.

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Google’s new website has students questioning whether or not Facebook can stay on top of social networking
by oliviamiltner, ‘13
The evolution of online social networking is clear. It began with e-mail, then instant messaging and Myspace. Now, there are Facebook, Skype and Twitter, and recently, a new site: Google+.
Although they may seem similar, Facebook and Google+ [...]

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A Status for Everything

A Status for Everything

Posted on 03. Jun, 2011 by admin.

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By Kate Magill
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In today’s world of social networking, a new fad has taken hold among young people, one that I find aggravating—the need for individuals to let the world know what they are doing at all times through the use of status updates. With popular sites such as Facebook [...]

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