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"Rape Joke"

As soon as I saw the video about Muslims, I came along another video about rape. I felt like I should watch it because not too long ago there was a whole case about Larry Nassar, who raped or child melested many girls in his time. Now these girls…

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3 Replies · Reply by William Polking on Thursday

VSCO Rule

One of the rules that we had thought of for it was that you should either favorite or republish one of your friends posts. The reason on why you should is because just like Instagram it's somewhat "required" to. Though you could also republish or…

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Finstagrams

In class today we talked about the Wired article, in which a lot of the topics brought up and talked about by the teens I was rather baffled and annoyed by. A main topic I focused on in the large group discussion was Finstagram accounts.…

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6 Replies · Reply by William Polking on Thursday

Gun Violence- "Shots Fired"

Today as I was on Youtube, a video came onto my recommened list. It was called 2014-Brave New Voices(Finals)- "Shots Fired"  by Los Angles Team. So I clicked on it, because I was intrigued, and I wondered what it as about. I clicked on the video…

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Social Media Effect

Today in class we had both a google question and watched Ted Talks about the effect of social media on lives. Although there have been positives to what the media and technology has offered; there have also been negatives. Postives would be blogs…

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4 Replies · Reply by Mimoza Veliu Feb 18

Rich Babies

Most people know by now that Kylie Jenner finally had her ‘secret’ baby. It’s been all over social media and celebrity news pages. More people know about baby Stormi than the amount of people that know about the…

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6 Replies · Reply by Mimoza Veliu Feb 18

Texting over Talking

In today's generation it is more common for someone to text something rather than having a phone call or face to face communication. In my opinion it is harder for teenagers to have face to face communication with adults and their peers. The…

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3 Replies · Reply by Mimoza Veliu Feb 18

Wired Article Rules

In the Wired article we read there were multitudes of habits and rules of social media that were explained. Some of these included screenshotting on SnapChat, deleting posts if they don't reach a certain number of likes, and the meanings behind…

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1 Reply · Reply by Mimoza Veliu Feb 18