Monthly Archives: September 2010

Facebook Enables Cyberbullying Amongst Teens

Surviving adolescence is no easy feat. Teens are going through their most vulnerable stages in life of trying to figure out whom they are and where they want to end up. During these years a teenager feels that the most … Continue reading

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Another Facebook Feature a Concern

Another Facebook feature is creating controversy surrounding the issue of privacy. This past Friday Facebook added its newest feature to the networking site, a geographical location status update sent right from your cellular phone. The location feature of the networking … Continue reading

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“Like” Button a Privacy Issue?

In a Globe and Mail article the discussion of Facebook’s ‘like’ button being a privacy issue. Who knew the simple approval and click of a ‘like’ button would result in a worries and woes about privacy? Canadian Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart has taken on … Continue reading

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“Facebook Has Officially Made Us Pathetic”

After coming across an article in the Toronto Star entitled, “Facebook’s Reinvention of Jealousy: Social Network Plants Nagging Seed of Doubt” by Robert Cribb, I began to wonder, has Facebook really impacted the realm of dating and relationships? Does having … Continue reading

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Advertising on Facebook

This past summer I had spent exactly a month and 5 days in Vancouver. When I first arrived, I was on facebook pretty frequently to catch up with my friends and family at home whom I was missing. I had … Continue reading

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Facebook Enables Exploitation of Palestinian Soldier

When it comes to the controversy surrounding Facebook and the way in which it is used, very little surprises me anymore. In fact, I’ve become desensitized to the vast majority of inappropriate content that individuals post about themselves or of … Continue reading

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National Quit Facebook Day

Canadians, Joseph Dee and Matthew Milan, have started a new trend in Toronto — to quit the use of the globally dominating social networking site, Facebook. And it’s working! 28, 849 people have taken the pledge to stop using the … Continue reading

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