Saraya Beth Thomsen's Discussions (33)

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Snapchat Saves Lives

I set my alarm for my normal 6:45AM this morning. When it went off, the first thing I did was go on Snapchat to send my snap streaks like I do every morning. When I opened them, almost all of my friends had said something about a late start. I…

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Bad Habits Learned Young

A few days ago, I was standing by a bunch of the ELEMENTARY kids while they were all talking. I could not believe what I was hearing. These young children were all talking about sex and using profanity constantly and threatening each other. I was…

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Laptops

Before I had a smartphone, I had a laptop. I used it ALL the time for music, Facebook, games, and homework. I used to be on it all day every day. As soon as I was given a smartphone, my laptop was of no use to me anymore. Everything I could do on…

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Film Shots

After talking about film shots and watching a movie and paying attention to them, I already can't view movies the same. I tried watching one of those really lame and cheesy horror movies on Netflix yesterday, but all I could think of was how…

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Deactivating Facebook

Okay, so I wanted to try something out and see what it was like to not have Facebook for a few days. I deactivated my account and set it up to activate again in seven days. I honestly thought this would cause no difference whatsoever. However, I…

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Wanting Compliments

As I scroll through my newsfeed on Facebook, I often see the same picture or status being posted. It usually says something like "I''m ugly. Like this if you disagree." No offense if anyone posts these, but they always make me laugh. I feel like…

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Objectifications with Likes

I have noticed a pattern on all of my social media accounts. I never really noticed it until we discussed objectification in class. Women are often objectified as sex objects and men are often objectified for financial status or having muscles.…

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Is Texting Being Replaced?

I realized something today. Before I had my smart phone, all I ever did was text. Now, I only text my mom every now and again. That's it. All of my friends have Snapchat or Facebook, so that's how I contact them. On Facebook I have group chats…

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Always on the Phone

I'm not sure about you guys, but my phone seems to ALWAYS be dead. Usually it dies fast because I'm constantly talking to someone. But my phone even dies fast when they're not talking to me. I tend to fill the void of them not talking to me by…

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