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5 Useful Apps for College Students

5 Useful Apps for College Students

Image Source: Pixabay Mobile web applications like Facebook and Twitter conveniently bring the values of real-time news and social interaction defined through global, personal, and professional scopes; suggesting how mobile technology illustrates a constructive network that links one user to many. In context to higher education, a 2016 Nielsen study indicated “98 percent of peopleRead more about 5 Useful Apps for College Students[…]

What You Need to Know About Yik Yak, an App Causing Trouble on Campuses

What You Need to Know About Yik Yak, an App Causing Trouble on Campuses

A new mobile app is sweeping college campuses but not for good reasons. The app is known as Yik Yak, an anonymous virtual bulletin board which gives you the ability to post your thoughts for others to read.  But postings from college students aren’t what you’d expect. Postings range from inappropriate comments regarding sex, racism,Read more about What You Need to Know About Yik Yak, an App Causing Trouble on Campuses[…]