A Journalist-in-Training

Victor Barreiro Jr.

Facebook doesn't listen and is blinding us all

Published 8:00 AM, Aug 01, 2018
Updated 6:11 PM, Jul 31, 2018

Now's the good time to take a look at Facebook. If you have to use it, then do so with purpose...or at least the realization that social media is using you as much as you are using it.

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'All you have to do is start': Bloggers on content creation in the social media age

Panelists Noemi Lardizabal Dado, Kenneth Surat, and Mark Macanas discuss the history of blogging and the rise of social media, the advent of monetization, and some tips for aspiring content makers

The Hidden Good pushes social media as a positive force for action

Jiezhen Wu believes social media can help shine a light on the hidden good in the world

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Facebook's hubris in the midst of victimhood

Published 10:19 AM, Apr 11, 2018
Updated 5:26 PM, Apr 11, 2018

There is no other company that does anything quite like Facebook, which means its platitudes of policing its platform and of taking responsibility for its missteps are filled with hubris

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'All you have to do is start': Bloggers on content creation in the social media age

Panelists Noemi Lardizabal Dado, Kenneth Surat, and Mark Macanas discuss the history of blogging and the rise of social media, the advent of monetization, and some tips for aspiring content makers

The Hidden Good pushes social media as a positive force for action

Jiezhen Wu believes social media can help shine a light on the hidden good in the world

More stories

YouTube Red's content blocks are a worrying precedent

Published 10:43 AM, Dec 08, 2015
Updated 7:32 PM, Dec 08, 2015

YouTube Red content blocking can get silly, as countries without YouTube Red can presumably see content the US can't

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'All you have to do is start': Bloggers on content creation in the social media age

Panelists Noemi Lardizabal Dado, Kenneth Surat, and Mark Macanas discuss the history of blogging and the rise of social media, the advent of monetization, and some tips for aspiring content makers

The Hidden Good pushes social media as a positive force for action

Jiezhen Wu believes social media can help shine a light on the hidden good in the world

More stories

Reddit's latest issue: Losing sight of people

Published 5:00 PM, Jul 06, 2015
Updated 3:36 PM, Jul 06, 2015

Reddit's latest protest over the dismissal of Victoria Taylor is one large misstep, one that perhaps Reddit's higher-ups can learn from

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'All you have to do is start': Bloggers on content creation in the social media age

Panelists Noemi Lardizabal Dado, Kenneth Surat, and Mark Macanas discuss the history of blogging and the rise of social media, the advent of monetization, and some tips for aspiring content makers

The Hidden Good pushes social media as a positive force for action

Jiezhen Wu believes social media can help shine a light on the hidden good in the world

More stories

Teaching responsible gaming to your kids

Published 4:00 PM, Feb 15, 2015
Updated 2:53 PM, Feb 15, 2015

While parents don't have to play the games, they have to at least try and understand whether a game is proper for their child's age and whether that game is affecting their behavior

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'All you have to do is start': Bloggers on content creation in the social media age

Panelists Noemi Lardizabal Dado, Kenneth Surat, and Mark Macanas discuss the history of blogging and the rise of social media, the advent of monetization, and some tips for aspiring content makers

The Hidden Good pushes social media as a positive force for action

Jiezhen Wu believes social media can help shine a light on the hidden good in the world

More stories

Surviving without a smartphone

Published 7:53 PM, Nov 08, 2014
Updated 7:53 PM, Nov 08, 2014

I think I'm self-sufficient because I carry a smartphone, but instead realize hubris. I'm overly confident in my abilities as an individual because I chained myself to a machine.

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'All you have to do is start': Bloggers on content creation in the social media age

Panelists Noemi Lardizabal Dado, Kenneth Surat, and Mark Macanas discuss the history of blogging and the rise of social media, the advent of monetization, and some tips for aspiring content makers

The Hidden Good pushes social media as a positive force for action

Jiezhen Wu believes social media can help shine a light on the hidden good in the world

More stories
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