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Campus Instagram account shares the dreams and hopes of students

A variation of the famous photo documentary series Humans of New York, Ducks Change the World has made itself well known on campus over the past year. The Instagram account documents the stories and ambitions of students at the university with a headshot accompanied by a short caption.   Since …

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Owens: 5 signs you're addicted to the internet

In this day and age, the Internet is everything. Many of us have lost hours of productivity and sleep because we were too busy surfing the Net. Even when going to class or watching television, people often feel the constant compulsion to check their social media apps. Simple decisions like …

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Owens: 5 signs you’re addicted to the internet

In this day and age, the Internet is everything. Many of us have lost hours of productivity and sleep because we were too busy surfing the Net. Even when going to class or watching television, people often feel the constant compulsion to check their social media apps. Simple decisions like …

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Technology

A reflection on the state of Facebook today: Will it ever die?

A recent UK study has come to a startling conclusion about the world’s number one social networking site. “Facebook is not just on the slide. It is basically dead and buried,” proclaims Daniel Miller, the professor of material culture at the University College in London. Miller’s argument boils down to …

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Of tailgates and selfies: This is how you’re pre-gaming Oregon vs. Nicholls State

The Ducks and the Colonels face off at 1 p.m. today at Autzen Stadium, but the party’s been going all morning. Here are just a few social media reactions from folks jazzed — some more than others — for the Oregon vs. Nicholls State game. [View the story “Pre-gaming Nicholls …

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Technology: Instagram revises revisions to terms of service after backlash

On Monday, the free photo-sharing service Instagram released an update to their terms of service and privacy policy that allowed them to use users’ photos for its advertising purposes without consent from or compensation for the picture-taker. The wording of the document gave Instagram license to use these photos without …

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Instagramers beware: Posting photographs of marked ballots illegal

In an age where social media sites such as Instagram are used to document every day occurrences, it may seem natural this election season to upload a picture of your marked ballot to the Internet. However, students may want to be wary of this practice, according to a Propublica article. …

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Instagram: Annular solar eclipse on campus

University area responds to Sunday’s eclipse despite cloudy weather.

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Take a Minute: Instagram + Facebook, puppy texts and ruined first crushes

How much are your pictures worth? As long as they’re Instagrams, Facebook thinks…

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