What a difference a year makes?! Think about how your Instagram feed looked last year versus how it looks this year. Completely different right? For those who don’t have an Instagram account or don’t remember Instagram before all the updates, here’s how Instagram positioned itself as the third most popular social media app and the … More Why Instagram is the Best Social Media App of 2016 and Possibly 2017
We need advocates. Advocacy can be expressed in different ways. Three college students share their experiences advocating for causes in which they believe: Social Justice, Computer Science Education and Theatre. Vashti Hinton, Politics & Social Justice: Senior Political Science student Vashti Hinton believes advocacy is for everyone. As a campus and community organizer, she rallies students … More College Students Advocate: Social Justice, Computer Science Education and Theater
College students and young people ages 18-29 make up 21% of eligible voters according to The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). Both candidates campaigned across the USA, holding rallies, visiting community events, churches, and college campuses. However, some students feel that both candidates failed to capture college students as … More The millenial perspective on the presidential election
Tuesday night, I became a statistic. Thousands of accidents occur in the USA every year and as many as 94% are a result of human error, and, now, I am in that number. As I rode to the Boys & Girls Club to volunteer, the car in front of me stopped abruptly, but I didn’t. … More Why my first accident made me wish self-driving cars were a reality
At Facebook, ‘move fast’ is one of our core values which can translate to one of the ways we work here — “done is better than perfect.” This concept was at first an adjustment for me because in the academic world, papers have to be perfect before they are submitted. At Facebook we are constantly … More Life As an Instagram Product Marketing Intern
In January of 2009, I sat on the couch in the living room tuned into the inauguration of the 44th president where Barack Obama made history as the first Black president of the United States of America. Obama made history again Tuesday, Oct. 11 on the campus of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University … More “It’s Not About You”: A Lesson in Selflessness from President Barack Obama
Before this summer, I observed the tech industry from the outside looking in, as an avid user and curious journalist. I had never been to the west coast before. I had never coded a day in my life. All of that changed as I immersed myself in the tech capital of the world, Silicon Valley.