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‘Our Action Place’ offers Christian platform

The internet can be a bit overwhelming with the amount of unfiltered content that fills timelines, but Blessings Through Action looks to create a “safe place” for Christian users on the internet with a new social media platform, “Our Action Place.” “Our Action Place” was created by Blessings Through Action’s founder Elaine Beck. Similar to […]

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Social media accountability is a powerful tool

Looking at society today, Americans have nearly too much access to the lives of those in the limelight. Romance, scandals, triumphs or failures: Social media’s immediate, easy access to information has caused many an uproar all across the globe, and rightfully so. Within the past decade, numerous scandals have popped up all over the internet […]

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High use of technology can cause harmful mental states

In today’s day and age, smartphones have become tools on which many people rely. From being alarm clocks to bankers or personal assistants, “Siri,” smartphones are continuously used for more than just communication. As Apple begins to show users how much time they have spent on his or her phone a day on its “Screen […]

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Social media influencers change way students use web platforms

Walking down the sidewalk, almost everyone has a phone in his or her hand. People have laptops in class with constant notifications on their screens. The influence of social media has grown and the impact of the people who utilize it is im- mense. According to Experian, more than 98 percent of college-aged students use […]