From the Desk

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Social media has permeated today’s culture with millions of users on sites such as Facebook, Twitter and, most recently, Yik Yak, as well as several others. From average users sharing photos and big family news, such as engagement or pregnancy announcements, to companies encouraging interaction among customers and spreading promotions, …

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Faces of Liberty

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“Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true,” Charles Dickens wrote in his 1856 novel “The Wreck of the Golden Mary.” Though online communication may never be a substitute for personal interaction, Liberty University …

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Facebook allows violent videos

DISLIKE — Facebook struggles to keep its image amidst controversy.  Google Images

The social media giant has amended its previous ban on graphic content based on member feedback Facebook has for a long time been at the forefront of social media, garnering hundreds of millions of users on its website. According to Internet World Stats, Facebook recorded 1.11 billion users in March …

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Pro/Con: Keeping Facebook for exams?

Logging out — With the often-crammed last few weeks of the semester approaching, students should consider stepping away from the social media giant. A.J. Cann, Creative Commons

Pro: Facebook gives students escape during exams. “If you do not have the self-control to stay off of Facebook, you should not be in college,” Liberty University junior Colin Dowd said. The problem of balancing social media and academic pressures faces every Liberty student during the final weeks of the …

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Some too open on Facebook

Society has a way of re-inventing the wheel, so to speak, to further accommodate the needs of the people. Now, culture demands that citizens embark on an age of immediacy — one that allows down-to-the-second updates on all things personal, professional and news worthy to be sent to our phones, …

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