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Snapchat’s unexpected success: Why do we love it so much?

by Lehi Naseem, Contributor

February 10, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Five...four...three...two...one. Poof. That image of your best friend rolling her eyes in her Comm 103 lecture has disappeared. You laughed instead of clicking “like.” And you responded with a blurry, unfiltered, half-fac...

Influential tweeters influencing accuracy

by Emmilly Nguyen, Staff Columnist

November 5, 2014

Filed under Online Exclusive, Opinion, Showcase

San Diego State geography professor Ming-Hsiang Tsou  and communications professor Brian Spitzberg recently collaborated to design a Twitter emergency alert system with influential tweeters in the area. Although this innovation...

Figuring out the technology side of relationships

by Sydnee Brooker

March 21, 2011

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

Modern technology is drastically changing the way people communicate, collect information and live. According to the International Telecommunication Union, as of October 2010 there were more than 2 billion estimated Interne...

Facebook provides outlet for dissent

by Michael Misselwitz

February 22, 2011

Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

Social media has become a tool for revolution across the Middle East as a seditious community of online advocates rallies to thwart injustices and uproot dictatorships with unprecedented mobilization. Mediums such as Facebook, Twitt...