Topic: social media

David Ebersman ’91 discussed the challenges of running his startup Lyre Health, a mental health company that aims to “help people quickly (find) high-quality health care.”

News, University News

Ebersman ’91 discusses path from Facebook to mental health startup

April 18, 2019 0 comments

For former CFO of Facebook David Ebersman ’91, the most important takeaway from his time at Brown was “the idea that learning was interesting for the sake of learning.”

Thomas ’21: The siren’s call of the online celebrity

Columns, Opinions

Thomas ’21: The siren’s call of the online celebrity

February 4, 2019 0 comments

On a foundational level, we all have an understanding of right and wrong and are able to identify these behaviors in others. This rings particularly true when it comes to celebrities or public figures. Though it’s often hard to believe, they’re people just like us — the major difference being […]

Metro, News

R.I. representative introduces bill to support news, media industry

March 23, 2018 0 comments

As digitalization makes information increasingly accessible, the field of journalism has evolved to survive.

Kim ’19: Twitter shouldn’t fix what isn’t broken

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Kim ’19: Twitter shouldn’t fix what isn’t broken

October 3, 2017 0 comments

On Sept. 26, Twitter announced that the character limit on tweets would be doubled from 140 to 280 characters for a select group of users.

Columns, Opinions

Jacobs ’18: The narcissism of social media politics

March 7, 2017 1 comment

We’ve all seen social media’s power to catalyze political change by providing users with a platform to organize and share ideas.

Columns, Opinions

Steinman ’19: Tag yourself

February 3, 2017 0 comments

Misery loves company.