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Social media promotes image

Social media promotes image

Matthew Green

December 9, 2015

In today’s world where everyone is always connected through social media, it has become useful for athletes to promote themselves through these networks. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube are all tools that can be used to promote an athlete and their team, but if used incor...

The desocialization of social media

The desocialization of social media

Cambrie Sevaaetasi

October 1, 2015

We are more glued to our screens than each other.From birthday wishes to everyday events, nothing is missed on social media. It’s like being there without really being there… or is it?Social media is a market of continual growth. Some of the most popular social mediums out there are Tumblr, Pintrest...

Missing Sacramento State student found deceased, lack of tip information

Jonathan Ayestas

April 14, 2015

Robert Ziroyan, a Sacramento State student missing since April 2, was found deceased in Solano County on Sunday, according to a press release by the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department. Ziroyan, 30, was reported to Sacramento County on April 3 as a voluntary missing person by his brother. The S...

Speed dating with Tinder

Monica Velez

February 9, 2015

Has technology made it possible to literally have love at your fingertips? Or are apps just another thing that help an hour break go by faster?Whichever one it is, online dating has become more relevant in recent years, becoming a legitimate way to connect and meet people, especially with dating apps ...

The ignorance of social media

Daniel Magalit

December 3, 2014

Recently, The Sacramento Bee posted images and a few articles on its Facebook page about protests throughout the country the night Darren Wilson was not indicted.As I read comments like, “Brown’s parents should have taught him better” and “the ‘homies’ should stop attacking whites,” I was ...

Technology committee explains do’s and don’ts of social media

Gregory Allen

November 12, 2014

Sac State’s Academic Information Technology Committee encourages the use of social media, with a few guidelines.To make sure that lecturers, staff members and students do not abuse their social media privileges, the AITC regulates the content. Committee Chair Ronald Coleman says the guidelines were issued t...

Facebook crosses line by deleting drag queen accounts

State Hornet

September 29, 2014

Facebook has been shutting down the profiles of drag queens and other performers who use stage names as their account name and not their birth names.Facebook claims the owners of the profiles did not comply with the site’s requirements that users go by their “real names” on their profiles.Wrong, Fac...

Technology is replacing face-to-face communication

State Hornet Staff

May 6, 2014

It is such a disappointing sight to see so many people on their phones and computers trolling Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Vine.When technology infiltrated the world of communication, it started phasing out personal connections and created a world based on likes and hashtags. “It is much easier ...

Gray Area – Facebook fails to acknowledge rape jokes as hate speech

Gray Area – Facebook fails to acknowledge rape jokes as hate speech

State Hornet Staff

April 9, 2014

We’ve all indulged in a little internet surfing to laugh at ridiculous memes, but when certain pictures surface cracking jokes about suicide, domestic violence and rape, there needs to be some regulation. Out of all social media sites, Facebook is probably best known for having these types of images, pos...

Facebook celebrates its 10th birthday

Elizabeth DeCicco

February 5, 2014

One decade ago, a Harvard sophomore and aspiring computer programmer conceived what would be known as Facebook in his college dorm room.Co-founder Mark Zuckerberg said in his Facebook post honoring the anniversary that he eventually hoped he would connect not only an academic community, but also communiti...

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