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Whitman prepares for online “Metaverse” classes

Conor Bartol, No I haven’t read Snow Crash, why do you ask? February 10, 2022

In the wake of the Omicron variant, Whitman College has prepared a plan to move classes online effective Feb. 14. However, Whitman, unlike other schools, has opted to move classes to the “Metaverse”,...

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Facebook’s new advertising policy

Mat Chapin, Columnist November 7, 2019

In the past couple of weeks, Mark Zuckerberg has come under increasing scrutiny for Facebook’s policy concerning false and un-fact checked political advertising. In what seems to be a response to right-wing...

Social media’s future is our future, too

Blair Hanley Frank March 13, 2012

Social media's impact on the way we communicate is easily one of the most significant technological developments of the past decade. Facebook, Myspace, Twitter and their cohorts have created a world...

Facebook prepares users for ‘Timeline’ takeover

Alex Hagen October 13, 2011

By now, many of Facebook's users have grown accustomed to frequent changes and overhauls of its design and features. However, with the site's newest incarnation on the horizon, some may find it more difficult...

‘The Social Network’ depicts Facebook lifestyle

Nate Lessler October 28, 2010

"I'm talking about taking the entire social experience of college and putting it online," exclaims Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in the recently released and critically acclaimed movie "The Social Network."...

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