Mia Chiatto

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The Good and Bad of Social Media

Whether you are a teenager, a parent, Kim Kardashian, or Donald Trump there is a pretty good chance you have one or multiple social media accounts. …

8 good things about facebook

Facebook has completely redefined the term “friend.” It’s like the Greeks’ definition of love. There are 4 types: Agape (brotherly love), Eros …

Why Twitter? Great Ways to Get Started

"What is Twitter?" and why should you use it are among the most popular questions the unconverted have about the social networking site. With text …

Good Things About Twitter

Several light-years ago in Web time, Jonathan Franzen spoke at Tulane University and said that he found Twitter “unspeakably irritating,” expressing a concern for “serious readers and writers” and the medium’s inability to “cite facts or create an argument.” I like that Franzen doesn’t sound like a …

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Positive And Negative Aspects Of Snapchat

<i>There comes a point in a college student’s life when they must begin the grueling transition from childhood into adulthood, bringing with it the need</i> …

10 things parents and kids should know about the SnapChat app

It's easy to use. Teens find it a fun way to stay in touch with close friends by sharing crazy photos while at the mall, at school (there are …

The good, the bad and the ugly of Instagram

FIRST, there was MySpace and then Facebook. Then there was Twitter. Now, people are starting to turn to Instagram.<p>The social media world is ever …

The Instagram Rules: The Good, the Bad, and the Very Boring

<i>Hayley Bloomingdale is the editorial and social media editor for Moda Operandi.</i><p>@Instagram is not for everyone. If you make the decision to join this unique social network, please be sure to carefully read the rules and proceed with caution. And note: Just as it is often applicable in the …

The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly of Social Media

Let’s take two people: One has 500 friends on Facebook, but doesn’t <i>really</i> feel comfortable talking to any of them in real life. The other also has 500 friends and feels comfortable <i>really</i> talking to a handful of them.<p>Both of these people are heavy social media users, but are either of these people …

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Social Media - A Good Thing or a Bad Thing?

<b>This article has been updated. Please read it here: Is Social Media a Good Thing or a Bad Thing?</b><p>Social media is a good thing or a bad thing? That is …

Influence of Social Media on Teenagers

The influence of social media on adolescents and teenagers is of particular importance, not only because this particular group of children is developmentally vulnerable but also because they are among the heaviest users of social networking. According to a report by Common Sense Media, 75 percent …

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10 Ways Social Media Affects Mental Health

Since the face of psychology is constantly changing, it is impossible to end the “History of Psychology” series with a definitive, “…and that’s how …

Negative Impact of Social Networking Sites | LoveToKnow

Social media has changed the way people interact. In many ways, social media has led to positive changes in the way people communicate and share …

11 Positive And Negative Influences Of Media On Teenagers

Image : Shutterstock<p>It is fashionable to blame the media for everything that ails society today. But is media really so evil?<p>Media today has a huge …

10 Reasons Why Social Media Is Great For Teenagers

Getty<p>Mother watching daughter use cell phone<p>Addictive, dangerous, and a bad influence, social media is always in the news for the wrong reasons. But …

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Social Networking Websites

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Social Networking Websites<p>Updated on March 31, 2018<p>Over recent years, there has been an explosion in the …

Reasons Why Social Networking Is Bad | LoveToKnow

Social media has repeatedly demonstrated its remarkable ability to connect old friends and inspire action. For all the positives and strengths that …

Americans devote more than 10 hours a day to screen time, and growing

<b>(CNN) —</b> The average American spends nearly half a day staring at a screen.<p>A new Nielsen Company audience report reveals that adults in the United States devoted about 10 hours and 39 minutes each day to consuming media during the first quarter of this year.<p>The report, which was released Monday, …

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Social Networking | LoveToKnow

If you are like most people, you already use at least one social media platform, but you may still have some questions about social networking. Is …

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Flipboard revamps its approach personalized news with new “Smart Magazines”

Flipboard is releasing a big update today, which introduces “Smart Magazines” — a new way for people to find news stories and other content tied to their interests.<p>CEO Mike McCue said the big goal behind this update was to answer the question, “How can we modernize the notion of magazines?” Like …

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The Attack in Stockholm: Facebook Safety Check activated after lorry crashes into Swedish crowd

Facebook has activated its Safety Check feature in the wake of a suspected terror attack in Sweden.<p>At least three people have been killed after a …

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Facebook steps up 'false news' crackdown with tips for spotting and reporting bogus stories

This week, users on Facebook began receiving a public service announcement from the social networking site regarding what it has branded as "false …

Facebook is turning into a confusing social nightmare

Facebook! It's a confusing mess these days.<p>The network, in its efforts to become a bit more socialagain, has drowned users in new features, tests and …

Snapchat’s Bitmoji is the No. 1 most-downloaded app in five top markets

Uber makes the list, too.<p>Facebook and Google have long dominated the app store, but they’re losing ground to younger tech upstarts.<p>Snapchat, which went public in March, became a top 10 most-downloaded app in eight of the 10 biggest app markets this year, according to data from app analytics company …

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What parents should know about videochat, live-streaming apps

Tweens and teens have always craved time with their friends. But with a smartphone in hand, their communication keeps changing. Instead of talking, they text. Instead of texting, they send an emoji. And now, with apps designed for social video-chatting and live video-streaming, kids don't have to …

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Every App Is the Same

There’s a clip of <i>The Eric Andre Show</i> called “Hannibal’s Pretzels” that I find strangely applicable in a multitude of situations. In the segment, …

Beyonce’s Instagram posts are worth $1 million each

Beyoncé runs the world — as well as your cellphone screen.<p>A plug from the “Lemonade” superstar on Facebook and Instagram now has the ad equivalent …

People Share Stories of Sexual Harassment on Social Media

ThatsHarassment<p>If you've ever stepped outside your house, you've probably experienced sexual harassment. Whether you're at school, at your job, walking down the street or in a store, sexual harassment happens everywhere and it happens WAY too often. A series of films highlighted just how common …

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What Is the Internet’s Best Ratings System?

<i>This week,</i> <i>Netflix replaced</i> <i>its long-held five-star rating system with a simpler thumbs-up/thumbs-down interface. What Netflix loses in granularity,</i> …

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How to Find a Twitter Account

[Ashley Feinberg] is not one to say no to a challenge. When James Comey (the current Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the United …