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Members of the Student Activities Council discuss what they miss most from college before the coronavirus pandemic

Members of the Student Activities Council discuss what they miss most from college before the coronavirus pandemic
May 15, 2020

NORFOLK - As the coronavirus pandemic has hit around the world, one major place it has affected is schools. More specifically, it has affected some colleges, one of these colleges being our very own Northeast...

The future of web designing for businesses

The future of web designing for businesses
March 5, 2020

NORFOLK- Have you ever found yourself searching through a business's website to find information? Or gotten lost looking for a button to take you to the right page? We have all been in this position and...

Facebook, Google drop out of top 10 ‘best places to work’ list

Google employees in Venice joined their counterparts around the world and staged a mass walkout Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, in protest of sexual misconduct at the company. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
December 12, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — Big tech companies like Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google, long seen as some of the world’s most desirable workplaces offering countless perks and employee benefits, are losing...

TikTok music-video app gets national security review

TikTok music-video app gets national security review
November 7, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. government has launched a national security review of the popular music-video app TikTok, which is owned by China’s ByteDance Inc., according to a person familiar with the...

Facebook launches Portal TV in new streaming television push

Facebook launches Portal TV in new streaming television push
September 19, 2019

Facebook on Wednesday took another step in its efforts to gain a piece of the home video-communications market by taking the wraps off of Portal TV, a new set-top box for streaming TV programs and video...

‘Snitch-tagging’ destroys any subtlety that was left on Twitter

‘Snitch-tagging’ destroys any subtlety that was left on Twitter
April 2, 2019

First came Twitter. Then came Twitter fights. Then came Twitter passive aggression: Insults that don’t explicitly identify the person being criticized are so pervasive they have a name, the subtweet. Now...

Episode 1: Social Media, Fortnite, AllenTV, and More!

Episode 1: Social Media, Fortnite, AllenTV, and More!
March 22, 2018

The Viewpoint staff is beginning to dabble in podcasts. Our goal is to bring people a view of students' lives here on campus. Our first episode features Allen Anderson, host of Allen TV, basketball...

Snapchat? Twitter? Millennials aren’t that interested

September 29, 2015

By Tracey Lien Los Angeles Times (TNS) All millennials are hooked on social networks like Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram, right? Maybe not, according to survey results recently published by investment...

Most Teens Rely On Smartphones To Go Online, Study Finds

Most Teens Rely On Smartphones To Go Online, Study Finds
April 9, 2015

By David Pierson Los Angeles Times (TNS) Think teenagers are always glued to their phones? A new research report says you’re right. A survey of more than 1,000 teens found 92 percent of them go online...

Here’s How To Pick An Heir For Your Facebook Account

Here’s How To Pick An Heir For Your Facebook Account
February 12, 2015

By Brittny Mejia Los Angeles Times (TNS) Facebook is making it easier for your account to live on even after you die. The social networking site Thursday introduced a feature in the U.S. that allows...

Stop Taking Selfies

Stop Taking Selfies
October 31, 2014

Seriously.  Enough already.  Selfies aren't cute or cool.  In fact, the word itself makes me want to yarf.  I think one of two things when I see a picture you've taken of yourself and post it on social...

Yik Yak, The New Social Media

Yik Yak, The New Social Media
October 16, 2014

Yik Yak has come to Norfolk and to the phones of some Northeast Community College students.  The year old, anonymous Twitter-like social media smart phone app has steadily gained in popularity and caused...

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