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#thisweek @CSUN – 3/17

Benjamin Andrews

March 18, 2013

A look back on people, news and events at Cal State Northridge that made a splash on social media this week. [View the story "#thisweek @CSUN - 3/17" on Storify] #thisweek @CSUN - 3/17 A look back on people, news and events at Cal State Northridge that made a splash on social media this week....

LA Marathon 2013

Karla Henry

March 17, 2013

Exploring all the angles, social media tells the story of this year's sold out LA Marathon through the perspective of racers, volunteers, celebrities and spectators. [View the story "2013 L. A. Marathon" on Storify]2013 L. A. MarathonExploring All the angles, social media tells the story of this year's sold out LA Marat...

SuperBowl XLVII Socia Media Recap – Beyonce, Blackouts and Baltimore

Benjamin Andrews

February 3, 2013

[View the story "Superbowl XLVII" on Storify]Superbowl XLVIIThe 47th Superbowl as told by social media.Storified by Daily Sundial· Mon, Feb 04 2013 00:40:05New Orleans hosts the 49ers vs. the Ravens at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.Less than 24 hours until kickoff! #superbowl #xlvii #ravens http://instagr.am/p/VQFbsuJ0xi/Baltimor...

Don’t fool yourself, It’s not private

Don’t fool yourself, It’s not private

Spencer Kilgore

January 29, 2013

It's impossible to graduate college without the Internet. It's almost as hard to maintain a social life without it. Search engines are replacing encyclopedias while smartphones are on par with food and drink. Almost everyone in the developed world is online. The Internet is the technology that has become a staple in virtually all w...

New California law protects social media privacy

New California law protects social media privacy

Kevin Kiani

January 21, 2013

  A new law has been signed in California prohibiting employers and universities from asking applicants for their social media passwords. This new legislation, Assembly Bill 25, also bans employers from taking disciplinary action against employees for not releasing their passwords. In addi...

CSUN students get familiar with LinkedIn social media

Terese Torgersen

November 29, 2012

A LinkedIn expert taught the CSUN community how to efficiently use the social media website as a tool to promote yourself and find available jobs. Stuart Fried has been an active member of LinkedIn since 2006 and worked in the recruitment industry for 30 years. “It’s a professional network...

Employers screen applicants’ social media profiles

Employers screen applicants’ social media profiles

Hansook Oh

September 19, 2011

A growing number of employers are using social-media in background checks to examine prospective and current employees, making students rethink what opinions and images they show to the world. Eighty percent of employers use search engines like Google to research their employees’ online presence...

Social networking sites creates high for users

Social networking sites creates high for users

Anthony Carpio

August 26, 2011

Ekin Eser does his best to avoid logging onto his Facebook account but often finds himself typing the web address into his browser without realizing it. “I know it is a bad thing to go on Facebook a lot,” said Eser, a pre-finance major. “I have to use an extension on my browser to pre...

Students have mixed reactions to befriending professors on Facebook

Juana Esquivel

February 8, 2011

CSUN has no policy which prevents professors and students from being friends on Facebook. Steven Stepanek, chair and professor of the CSUN computer science department said that while there is no policy, there are university rules that transcend electronic media on what is appropriate and applicable. He...

Google Buzz faces privacy backlash

Jacob Nahin

February 22, 2010

Last week, the Google war-machine released its latest weapon in the microblogging turf-war. Its name, Google Buzz, sounds less like a jolting juggernaut and more like a bothersome insect. As many GMail users are already aware, the new Buzz feature can be found under the “Inbox” category in the em...

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