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Instagram founders resign after clashes with Facebook ownership

Instagram founders resign after clashes with Facebook ownership

October 11, 2018

By Alex Sprouls '19 Instagram co-founders, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, are leaving the company after eight years and clashes with Facebook’s management team since it became the parent company...

It’s time to delete Facebook

It’s time to delete Facebook

Serena Ye '20 April 10, 2018

In eighth grade, I remember hearing all of my teachers say that I probably should get a Facebook for high school. You know, for all of the clubs and events, and just to stay in the loop. But what no one...

Students face Facebook in data breach

Students face Facebook in data breach

April 8, 2018

In the recent weeks, Facebook Inc. lost nearly $60 billion in market capitalization, according to Yahoo Finance, due to the breach of about 50 million users. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is being summoned...

Facebook launches new “Town Hall” feature

Facebook launches new “Town Hall” feature

March 29, 2017

By Maddy Sell '18 This Monday, March 27, Facebook introduced a new feature that allows users to easily follow and contact their respective state and federal representatives. The new service can be found...

Students pay a price for sharing political views on Facebook

Students pay a price for sharing political views on Facebook

Sasha Narang , Staff Writer March 4, 2016

It’s no secret that this year's political race is tense, unpredictable and most of all, heated. While there are plenty of predictions for what is in stake, many Staples students have taken advantage...

A new “Like” on Facebook

A new “Like” on Facebook

Hannah Bjorkman, Staff Writer February 29, 2016

Facebook has recently added a new feature that allows users to share what they really think on a post. In the past, Facebook Friends have had the ability to only like a post but now, Mark Zuckerberg is...

Birthday posts generate anxiety for Facebook users

Birthday posts generate anxiety for Facebook users

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer March 9, 2015

When doing the rounds of my social media websites, it’s hard to avoid the pesky notifications from Facebook indicating that your camp-friend’s-friend-you-met-once-yet-still-friended’s birthday is...

Five captions on Facebook and Instagram photos to avoid at all costs

Five captions on Facebook and Instagram photos to avoid at all costs

Jen Gouchoe, Staff Writer January 21, 2015

Some may argue that the caption is the most crucial part of any photo you post on Instagram or Facebook. Sadly, terrible captions have been plaguing social media sites since the beginning of time. With...

Never have I ever not liked a college Facebook post

Never have I ever not liked a college Facebook post

Dylan Donahue , Sports Editor January 12, 2015

We all know the post, letters in all caps with anywhere between three and 50 exclamation points following, with the name of a college or university proudly typed by a senior ready to share with the world...

Freshmen have a falling out with Facebook

Jen Gouchoe , Staff Writer January 9, 2015

Many Staples students – and probably a good amount of teachers, too – have scrolled through their Facebook newsfeeds until there’s nothing left to see, stalked people they don’t even remotely know...

Seniors changing Facebook names

Seniors changing Facebook names

Ivy Prince, Staff Writer September 17, 2014

Senior year is known as the best year in high school. You get senior privileges, like parking on campus, being the oldest and most “mature” kids at the school, and the time to change your Facebook...

Instagram takes over Facebook

Instagram takes over Facebook

Claudia Chen, Sports Editor December 9, 2013

When waiting for the bus in the morning, walking in the halls during passing time, or taking breaks while doing homework, many Staples’ students tap and scroll away on their iPhones. Recently, they may...

A Wild Circus of Posts: Exploring College Facebook Groups

A Wild Circus of Posts: Exploring College Facebook Groups

Chloe Baker, Staff Writer June 3, 2013

When a high school senior logs on to Facebook, there is a slim chance there won’t be a notification from their college Facebook group. Whether it’s an incoming freshman asking about which classes to...

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