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Writing a catchy headline has always been considered a skill, it should attract as many readers as possible. It is considered as a golden rule in journalism. However, in this age of digital progress, clickbait has acquired the synonym of online journalism. The word is used pejoratively to describe headlines that are often misleading. It refers to sensationalised news that tempts to click on the...

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This contemporary age can rightly be called the "Age of Digitalisation". Never in the hitherto existing history of human civilisation have humans been so closely interlinked. Many call it a cure, many call it a boon but the reality remains that in the present times, everyone has their presence in the digital world of the Internet. The society has turned to this development so fast...

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Geometry has evolved through time and now, can be given the shape of art. Today’s artists use various shapes, angles, and lines to give shape and definition to their art. This type of art, blended with math, is generally referred to as Op Art or Optical Art. Katy Ann Gilmore, a master’s graduate in fine arts created an optical art in the Snell Engineering Centre on Northeastern...

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Embracing our instagrammable selves

Embracing our real selves is something which we have forgotten today, in the world of social media. Photos show our life as we want it to be, rather than what it is. When Tara Westover graduated a decade ago from Brigham Young University, she posted on Facebook three smiling photographs, one where she stood alongside her mother and father. The photo shows her as a happy...

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Healthcare and networking

Healthcare system has been flooded with opportunities since the onset of social networking privileges throughout the world. It allows organisations to build connections, share discoveries, and develop credibility as thought leaders. Through platforms like Twitter and Facebook, physicians and health systems are able to share relevant health alerts, receive patient feedback, and bolster their brand with a focus on creating trust. By communicating with patients...

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Virtual connectivity

Globalisation where on one hand, has improved the business world and promoted communication and relationships across borders and cultures, on the other hand, it has also made business models more and more complex. Communication gaps are proving to be a big challenge and may turn into a threat, depending on the situation.   The managers cannot be present everywhere at all times and for every occasion. In...

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hashtag

You might be aware of the social media campaign started by the New York Police Department under the hashtag #MyNYPD. The Department announced on its Twitter to use this hashtag while tweeting their photos with police officers. It was merry for a whole, with a handful of people sharing pretty harmless pictures with officers. However, the tide turned when the hashtag got hijacked. In an...

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Unicorn Food

Instagram is full of trends which actually changes day after day. The trend of ‘Unicorn Food’ started almost two years ago; and what’s more? It is still trending! It might be because Starbucks had started ‘Unicorn Frappuccino’. From then on, it was found in everything, in toast and noodles, soups, and bagels. Is social media responsible to make this latest food popular, or any other...

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Asian Food

If you are craving Asian food at any time in your busy schedule, then Mash Pham’s elegant app will be there to rescue you. Pham is a Northeastern University graduate, who has recently launched his start-up food delivery services. It will be covering the radius of three miles of campus, delivering lunchtime to the customers. Pham went on to initiate partnerships with local Asian restaurants,...

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now workout at this website to win prizes

Now you can workout and win prizes through this website, Vastus. Three Northeastern University students have created an online platform where users can compete in fitness challenges to win prizes and connect with personal trainers. Kalon Boston, Leo Belyi, and Blake Hatch launched their website, named Vastus, in November 2018. With the goal to lower the cost of personal training and making it easier for people to...

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