April 20, 2016
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Campaigning through the Keyboard: DC Inno Panel on Campaign & Election Tech |CTS

Surrounded by campaign posters and slogans from the past, it’s hard not to talk about politics at DC’s Capitol Lounge, so DC Inno decided to bring their State of Innovation Series there for Monday night’s topic: Campaign and Election Tech … Continue reading

June 17, 2014
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Evan Spiegel: a.k.a World’s Most Sexist Social Media King

If I needed any other proof  I never would have survived at an American college, the frat emails of Evan Spiegel have provided me with it. The ‘Fuck Bitches Get Leid’ emails, released by Gawker last week, have sent the Snapchat … Continue reading

May 19, 2014
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The Oracle: Social Media Edition

By Kathleen. The rapidity at which technology changes, new apps are developed & trends formed makes it difficult to forecast the future landscape of social media. Almost every day (or so it seems), a new study is published predicting what … Continue reading

July 17, 2013
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And Now a Message From the Interns

Hello darling readers and OJ fans! The lovely Zack, Joy, and myself have been tasked with helping out with something called the Tapestry Project. And, friends, we need your help! As interesting as our lives are (and we’re definitely cool, … Continue reading

July 12, 2013
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Snowden and SnapChat

by Ally So. We have Edward Snowden stuck (still) in a Moscow airport terminal after a Where-in-the-World-is-Carmen-San Diego-type international pursuit. Venezuela, Bolivia, and Ecuador have all offered him asylum, and he’ll probably get to one of those countries eventually (once … Continue reading

July 10, 2013
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#FreePussyRiot

by Ally How do you start an international culture war? Grab a ski mask and guitar, and champion the female sex organ in a sacred Russian church. Pussy Riot, the feminist band that created global shock waves after their minute … Continue reading

July 8, 2013
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@SummerBreak Review: New Reality Webseries Lacks Drama

By Joy. @SummerBreak is a new web series about a group of wealthy LA kids living it up during their last summer before college. Ditching the traditional length of reality television episodes, @SummerBreak releases two to three minute clips several … Continue reading

June 12, 2013
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Hashtags Coming to Facebook?!

Yup! It’s true. Clickable hashtags like those used on Twitter are coming to Facebook in the upcoming weeks. #crazy #itstrue #coming soon #betterbelieveit. Soon, all Facebook users will be able to have clickable hashtagged phrases and words in their status … Continue reading

November 15, 2012
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Lonely? … Blame it on Your Social Network.

By Liz – Hi Everyone I was talking to Otessa the other day about how people use Facebook and she mentioned this article in The Atlantic. Oddly enough, while social media from Facebook to Twitter have kept us more more … Continue reading