Social media addiction, fake news and the Social Dilemma

Social media addiction, fake news and the Social Dilemma
November 19, 2020

“If you’re not paying for the product, then you are the product.” That’s what former Google design ethicist and co-founder of The Center for Humane Technology, Tristan Harris, said about social...

Controversy continues to surround the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Entrance to ZSFG Hospital on Jan. 20. By Zoe Lusk, Caboose Editor.
February 24, 2019

In 2015, after being known as the San Francisco General Hospital for more than 100 years, the institution was renamed after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, who donated $75...

Snapchat era challenges generational ideas of privacy

May 28, 2018

Over 3.5 billion Snapchats are sent every day, according to a 2017 report by statista.com. Possessing the ability to capture every moment with the touch of a button, Snapchat and other similar interfaces...

Dependency on tech translates outside classroom

March 23, 2016

Looking back on the high school application process, I find myself classifying the bulk of the essay prompts under the umbrella of influential figures, past challenges, and personal growth. Amidst this...

Urban’s social media subculture: Finstas

December 8, 2015

Finsta: its short for fake-Instagram. According to Instagram’s official website, the photo-based social media app consists of over 400 million users sharing more than 80 million photos a day. Popular...

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