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Technology Lacks Emotion

One thing that I find frustrating about technology is its ambiguity in the messages we can send. Whether through Snapchat, texting, or DMs, there is only so much we can truly say with our virtual keyboards. I myself can be a very sarcastic and…

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Fake Obama

Jordan Peele, a comedian, made a video to prove just how easy it is to fake news. He wanted to spread the message that us as Americans are doomed by the amount of fake news sites and lies people see online and believe. By doing this, he edited a…

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VSCO

VSCO is a very popular social media app that is continually growing. Most of the users of this app are girls, but guys are slowly starting to pickup on it. VSCO is normally used to post pictures you're not comfortable with/wouldn't usually post…

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Subtweets

In our Song of the Day, the term subtweets was used. This was an unfamiliar term to me, but my first thought behind it was that it was simply a reply to a comment or tweet. However, after Mr. Polking's explanation and a short Google search, I…

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CNN side news

I saw on CNN that this chair was able to build an ikea chair in minutes and most might think that is amazing but think it may cause a disaster for the future interms of jobs and how trump explained how we are losing jobs by giving them to other…

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ABC News Criticized

ABC is being criticized for overly edititing the interview with James Comy. There has been many tweets complaining about it too. Apearently the interview was originally 5 hours long, but ABC edited it to become 1 hour long making it very choppy…

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Amber Alerts

I'm sure most of us recieved an Amber Alert notification on your phone last night. I know I did and it woke me up from a bad dream about aliens, so looking at my phone seeing that two children were just abducted made me mix up my dream into…

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5 Replies · Reply by William Polking on Friday