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Social media plays dangerous role in proliferation of far-right ideas

Social media plays dangerous role in proliferation of far-right ideas

03/21/2019 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor Our world is more connected now than it ever was before. In our hands, we hold access to every bit of information ever known; it’s only a click away. We can send messages across the world in a fraction of a second. There’s no doubting that technology has […]

Facebook comes under fire for selling identities

Facebook comes under fire for selling identities

03/22/2018 By Duke Staff Online privacy may be a new oxymoron. News broke this week about Facebook’s involvement with the far-right Cambridge Analytica data firm that showed the world that social media sites don’t much care about your privacy. A user, to Zuckerberg or any other data analyst, is just some point that can be […]

UVA poll shows majority of Americans are unknowingly bigoted

UVA poll shows majority of Americans are unknowingly bigoted

By Kayla Casavant | Staff Columnist 09/21/17 According to a recent poll conducted by the University of Virginia Center for Politics, while the overwhelming majority of Americans condemn white supremacists, many have opinions that are troubling in regard to race. Eighty-nine percent of respondents to the poll said that all races should be treated equally. […]