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Relationships: private or public?

February 13, 2013

"Is it Facebook official yet?" Most new couples are often asked this pressing question, as if the answer validates the relationship. Some couples feel the pressure of social media scrutiny, which can ultimately lead to a failed relationship, all because we now find importance in making relationship...

Social media can make or break job opportunities

November 12, 2012

According to a study conducted by Harris Interactive last February and March, 37 percent of hiring managers use social networking websites to screen applicants. They look at photos and posts to determine whether or not a candidate would be a good fit for a job. Because of this, students must be careful...

Feivor’s Focus

May 2, 2012

Hey want to be friends? Cool, how old are you? Where do you live? Are you in a relationship? What kind of people do you hang out with? What’s your family like? If someone you just met asked a bunch of invasive questions like this, would it bother you? If you regularly use social media, then they shou...

How to use social media to land a job

March 7, 2012

One in six workers last year used social media to land their job. This is one of the points 2003 UW-Whitewater graduate Chris Eichman made in the social media lecture he presented to students and staff on March 1. As the current social media coordinator at Rayovac in Madison, Eichman has th...

Facebook: Does privacy mean anything anymore?

October 12, 2011

By: Cassie Schenck Everyone’s updating their statuses and Facebook chatting with friends about all the new changes the social network has made over the past few weeks. The changes to the website have many Facebook users wondering why the website has made such drastic changes to the layout de...

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