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Media privacy is still a growing concern, but you can’t really do anything about it

Media privacy is still a growing concern, but you can’t really do anything about it

Hannah McDonnell, Contribution Writer October 24, 2020
The phenomenon that is “media privacy” has been around for as long as social media itself. Today, information is collected on social media sites in ways that might not be obvious to social media users.
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Do not let businesses run wild for conveniences’ sake

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor January 21, 2020

In March 2019, Disney acquired 21st Century Fox, and the general public was split on how this sudden shift in the world of entertainment should be viewed. For some, this was an opening for more crossover...

Matty Roberts started the Storm Area 51 event as a joke in June before it exploded into an internet phenomenon. It has since been called off, but he is helping promote a music festival in Las Vegas instead, called Alienstock.

SeaSquawks 9/19/19: UNCW speaks on the Area 51 raid

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor September 19, 2019

If you have been keeping up with meme culture for the past couple of months, you know all about the "Storm Area 51, They Can't Stop All of Us" Facebook event that kicked off tons of internet in-jokes for...

Francisco Sanchez Jr., 2, is engrossed in a Ninja Turtle program on YouTube on his parent's cell phone in Mountain House, Calif.

Watch what your kids are watching online

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor March 9, 2019

News channels and social media feeds have been going crazy in recent weeks due to the appearance of the so-called “Momo challenge.” The challenge reportedly aims to get children to hurt themselves,...

Founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg participates in the APEC CEO Summit on November 19, 2016, in Lima, Peru. A data mining firm's alleged misuse of Facebook user data is ballooning into one of the highest-profile crises that the social media giant has ever faced.

Mark Zuckerberg speaks out amid Cambridge Analytica crisis

Tyler Newman, Assistant News Editor March 22, 2018

Update: It has been reported that Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller is now investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Cambridge Analytica, via a source with direct knowledge of the line of inquiry. Mark...

Political perspectives is a column that focuses on providing different opinions on important political issues from UNCW students.

Political Perspectives: Betsy DeVos is back with another controversy

Kristen Rodriguez, Contributing Writer September 22, 2017

Editor's Note: Kristen Rodriguez is a freshman at UNCW majoring in Political Science with a minor in International Relations. Kristen is a contributing writer for The Seahawk and writes many of the pieces...

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