It Is Time To Redefine Social Media Regulation
Introduction Beginning on July 29th, executives from Google, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook took the spotlight for questioning on the Congress floor. After months of debate surrounding the internet platforms’ responsibility for the third-party content uploaded to their platforms, Facebook took the brunt of the questioning in regards to executive immunity and current social media antitrust […]
Will Social Networking Lead to the Demise of Social Skills?
According to statistics published in 2013 from the Pew Research Center, 95 percent of teens in the United States use the Internet. Of the teens that are online, 8 out of 10 of them report using some form of social media. Like most things, social networking has its pros and cons. Regardless of those, it’s exceedingly […]
No! Me First: The Battle Over Net Neutrality
Internet service works pretty simply. You pay a company like Verizon, Time Warner, or Comcast and the company gives you access to the Internet through a router or through Ethernet cables. You connect to the network and you browse the web. From United for Social Change to Google, the current model supports both the smaller and […]
Tear Down This Wall: The “Great Firewall”
If you go into the average American household, one of the first things that you will see is a computer or some form of technology that can access the Internet such as a phone or tablet. While some people still do not have this technology due to financial differences, the majority do. Every day, people […]