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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


The Ripple: Seeking Refuge

The Ripple: Seeking Refuge

July 26, 2021

Eighty million people around the world have been forcibly displaced, and every year, more people are applying for asylum in the United States. The refugee resettlement system suffered large budget cuts...

Podculture: What Happens When Your Virtual Event Gets ‘Zoom-bombed’?

Podculture: What Happens When Your Virtual Event Gets ‘Zoom-bombed’?

May 6, 2020

Northwestern students perform comedy virtually through Flipside’s Zoom event, rolling with the punches — including an unexpected “Zoom-bombing.” The Daily Northwestern · Podculture: What Happens...

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro was elected to Brazil’s presidency in 2018. Northwestern researchers have determined that right-wing groups on WhatsApp contributed to his election.

Researchers determine Brazilian right-wing WhatsApp users are more active and effective

August 29, 2019

Northwestern researchers determined in a study that the prevalence of WhatsApp, a popular messaging platform, was crucial to the electoral process in Brazil’s 2018 presidential election — in which...

Matney: Buyouts, billionaires and the onset of the hashtag bubble

Matney: Buyouts, billionaires and the onset of the hashtag bubble

May 12, 2014

The most intriguing aspect of Silicon Valley is also one of its greatest liabilities: It exists in a vacuum. It’s a place where popularity is power and users are profits. All the while, the investments...

Hey, WhatsApp.

February 26, 2014

Facebook announced Wednesday that it purchased the mobile messaging app WhatsApp for $19 billion. As I read about it, I realized most people here don't even know what WhatsApp is. The purchase seemed...

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