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A community blog written by students that talks about cyber ethics from the lens of youth through their experiences with popular media and real life.

What can you do to help prevent an addiction to social media?

2021-08-17T15:06:44+00:00April 21, 2022|Blog|

By Madison Forster Social media can be a great tool for connecting with friends and family. A healthy amount of scrolling through your newsfeed can’t hurt you, right? “A 2012 study from Harvard found that sharing personal information on social media taps into the "reward" center of our brain, triggering [...]

How are the feeds of Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram tailored to the user?

2022-03-04T21:21:40+00:00March 7, 2022|Blog|

By Madison Forster  The feeds of social media apps are often tailored to the user, so what does that mean? A lot of social media apps run on an algorithm. “Social media algorithms are a way of sorting posts in a users’ feed based on relevancy instead of publish time” [...]

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