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05 Oct 2021

Facebook Whistleblower Claims Renew Calls for Section 230 Repeal. But Who Benefits?

Facebook is firmly planted in the hot seat this week, which, of course, means calls to repeal Section 230 are again at a fever pitch. But, there’s a lot of confusion over what and who the policy actually protects, and who stands to gain and lose in its potential reform.

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17 Nov 2020

We Can’t Go Back to MySpace Because We Suck

It was the year Google bought YouTube, the same year then Vice President Dick Cheney shot a lawyer in the face during a hunting accident, the year Steve Irwin was killed by a stingray. “The Da Vinci Code” and “Cars” were raking it in at the box office and “Borat”

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

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03 Feb 2020

Trendy Self-Care Mantras Are Destroying Your Life

by Laurie Riihimaki  In the last decade, there has been a big switch in the way we perceive mental health. Now, the topic of mental health is widely talked about and the stigma is being slowly wiped away. A lot of the positive and open conversation about mental health has

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08 Nov 2019

How to Grow Your Social Media Brand While Dying Inside

by Laurie Riihimaki Having Instagram is a necessity if you want to have any sort of influence on the world. That’s because our average audience is just like us: easily impressionable, loves instant gratification, and they’re suffering from sore thumbs from frequent scrolling. Seriously, if you’re not on Insta then

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31 Oct 2019

Please Shut Up About Other People’s Body Positivity

by Laurie Riihimaki With this whole #BodyPositive Movement that’s sweeping all of our Insta and Twitter feeds everyone has something to say. And it usually isn’t very nice. Didn’t your mothers teach you to keep your mouths shut if you couldn’t say anything nice? Over our short time on this

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27 Sep 2019

The Weird, Wonderful World That is “Snakes of Instagram”

by Hannah Harkness [Cover Image Credit: @alternativecritterscreatures, Model: @a_man_duh10] While cat and dog pictures are the rulers of Instagram pet content/memes, every kind of pet has their own subculture and their own internet baby talk… Just like the internet turned cat to kitteh and dog to doggo, bird also became

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11 Sep 2019

The War Has Evolved and We Are Losing

It was 18 years ago today when two planes crashed through the World Trade Center towers and killed nearly 3,000 people. The traumatic scene was aired on every news outlet across the nation. It would replay in real time every Sept. 11 morning after. It was a day that would

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03 Jul 2019

Twitter Wins the Social Media Meltdown War

The sky is falling! The sky is falling! It’s the craziest thing! People around the world are looking up and some are even holding conversations, with other human beings! It’s good for the ego when people actually find you interesting enough to talk to…and then you realize it’s not because

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