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Stephanie Yang is an Editor-at-Large for Huffington Post's Millennial Outreach and a journalism student at Northwestern University. Her work has appeared in TechCrunch, Chicago Sun-Times, USA Today, UPI and others. An Iowa native, Stephanie is always up for discussing business, tech, food, media and random facts she finds on the internet.

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If You Give a Mouse a Facebook

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 9:26 PM

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If you give a mouse a Facebook, he's going to ask you to add him as a friend.

When you accept his friend request, he'll probably want to add all your other Facebook friends too.

When he's exhausted the People You May Know...

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How the Game 2048 Could Implicitly Enforce Real-Life Hierarchies

(1) Comments | Posted March 28, 2014 | 2:01 PM

In the past couple weeks, there's been an influx of coverage on the new addicting game 2048, comparing it to other gaming sensations like Flappy Bird and Candy Crush. Thanks to my Facebook newsfeed, I had already become mildly addicted...

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Why Grades Are Causing a Culture of Unhappiness Among College Students

(2) Comments | Posted March 23, 2014 | 9:22 PM

During finals week, my roommate and I noticed a couple Northwestern University emails in our inboxes bearing one strong theme. "Why am I getting so many 'don't kill yourself' emails?" she asked off-handedly.

One read:

"Maybe your time at Northwestern is the first time that some of you have...

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What Forbes' 30 Under 30 Media Lists Tells Us About the Future of Journalism

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2014 | 9:37 PM

Well, the 2013 Forbes' 30 Under 30 media list might be the last nail in the coffin of traditional journalism.

Back in 2011, the exclusive list was riddled with the titles: writer, editor, producer, reporter, correspondent. But by 2013, 19 out of the 30 spots were...

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Why Snapchat Copycats Will Never Be the New Snapchat

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2014 | 5:47 PM

After building up an estimated 50 million users and receiving (and turning down) billion dollar offers from Facebook and Google, Snapchat is the thriving app everyone is talking about. It's the app that everyone wants to emulate.

The problem is, they're doing it all wrong.

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